U.S. Marshal Service "dirtboxes" scooping up cellphone data nationwide

  • 19 March 2015
  • NormanL
Marshal Service spying on you, too

We're all familiar with the NSA's widespread surveillance of email, phone and other information sources. Now we can add to the list the U.S. Marshal Service, which is using Cessna aircraft fitted with so-called "dirtboxes" that mimic cell phone towers. The stated goal of the program? To track down bad guys, naturally.