Santa Clara County Officials Pull The Plug On Stingray Cellphone Tracking TechnologySanta Clara County officials couldn’t reach a contract agreement with the manufacturer of the device that mimics a cell tower, allowing authorities to track a phone.
Santa Clara Supes Approve Controversial Cellphone Tracking Device Known As 'Stingray'The Stingray can highjack any phone within its radius. The mobile device is fooled into thinking Stingray is the wireless carrier.
11 Ways The Government Is Spying On YouYou don't have to read too far into the dystopian works of George Orwell's 1984 or Aldous Huxley's Brave New World before drawing up some similarities between fiction and real-world governments.
More Bay Area Police Departments Interested In Getting ‘Stingray’ Cellphone Surveillance DeviceIt's called a Stingray: A cellphone surveillance device so top secret, law enforcement agencies don't even like to admit they have it. But KPIX 5 has confirmed Oakland, San Francisco and San Jose police are using Stingrays to track suspects.
Television News Anchor Gets Busted By Highway Patrol And Takes A SelfieNo road-trip of a lifetime would be complete without a throaty V-8 engine rumbling beneath a classic all-American sports car's curvy lines, tearing down a two-lane highway through the most picturesque scenery you can imagine, and inevitably seeing the red and blue flashing lights above the dice hanging from your rear-view mirror, then pulling over to find out how fast you were "really going" and getting a free speedometer calibration, and of course in 2014, capping it all off with the requisite "selfie."
Stingray Caught On Camera in Downtown Oakland's Lake Merritt If you didn't know that Oakland's Lake Merritt was brackish salt and freshwater, here's proof, as a saltwater batray, a type of stingray glides along the sunny shallows of the downtown "lake."
Some Bay Area Police Departments Can Wiretap Cellphones, ACLU SaysSeveral Bay Area police departments have the ability to eavesdrop on cellphone conversations through a special wiretapping device, according to documents released by the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California on Thursday.