If you are like most people, every day before you leave your home you make sure you have your wallet, keys, and cell phone. But did you know that your faithful cell phone automatically creates a log of your minute-by-minute location, with potential GPS certainty, stretching back years? Did you know that law enforcement has accessed this log to retroactively surveil people-without probable cause, and without going to a neutral judge for a warrant? That legality-or illegality-of this practice was recently addressed by the United States Supreme Court in Carpenter v. United States.
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There is no shortage of news stories and warnings dedicated to cautioning parents about the risks of juveniles using a cell phone and/or social media. Warnings are good, but information is even better. The intersection between technology and the law is a moving target. Technology evolves and the law does its best to "catch up." Staying informed could prevent a youth from finding him or herself in the criminal justice system marred by a conviction/adjudication or label that follows him or her into adulthood. While 86% of teens say that they have received general advice around online use from their parents, researchers at Common Sense Media found that 30% of teens who are online believe that their parents know "a little" or "nothing" about what social media apps and sites they use. Here is a smidgen of what you ought to know: