Smartphone Meets the Fourth Amendment | The Greenville News
Many of us are never far from our cell phones. For all their utility, cell phones are poorly locked portals that lead directly into our private lives.
Cell phones, particularly the newer smartphones, are so useful precisely because they have the ability to store and retrieve an incredible amount of data anytime, anywhere. Almost everything about our families is stored on our smartphones: photographs, email and voice messages, schedules, text messages, and even Internet browsing histories are available to anyone with the skill and equipment to break into these devices.