Reply to post: Re: How many?

Used a cell phone in NYC? The cops probably tracked you


Re: How many?

Actually, a Stingray device forces all nearby phones to connect to it, and the figures in the article don't include for how long the devices were used each time, nor the number of phones affected.

Being quite the cynical regarding police forces and their usually lax interpretation of citizen's rights, I'd guess that all the data recorded was kept by said police forces, just in case. A thousand stingray deployments may well have captured data from many millions of devices.

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