DOJ: We Want Carriers to Keep User Location Data

That was the gist of testimony at Sen. Al Franken's hearing on Tuesday tossed in among the defensive statements by Apple and Google.

Jason Weinstein, deputy assistant attorney general for the Criminal Division of the DOJ, Tuesday testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law that it would be useful if companies that have access to smartphone location data could provide that information lawfully to criminal investigators.

- Information Week via @jeffharrison

Published Thursday, May 12th, 2011

Written by Adena Schutzberg

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