A Baltimore murder-for-hire suspect, whose case the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) joined as an amicus last year, has now taken a plea deal and will receive a sentence of four years and nine months in prison.
The ACLU had supported Robert Harrison’s earlier motion that the government be required to disclose information about how it used a stingray, or cell-site simulator, without a warrant, and therefore the court should suppress evidence gathered as a result of its use.
Earlier this week, Ars reported on the fact that the FBI believes it does not need a warrant when using a stingray in public.
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