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Technology: Police Tracker #1078927

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Feb 08, 2015
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Atlanta: Gabe Gutierrez) The controversy over a phone app that can be used to track the location of police examined; scenes shown to illustrate how the app works; details given about the pros & cons. [National Sheriffs Assn. John THOMPSON - says this "tool" violates the law.] [Center for Democracy & Technology CEO Nuala O'CONNOR@- defends the technology as free speech.] Waze spokesperson Julie Mossler statement about the locator feature quoted. [California Highway Patrol asst. chief Chris O'QUINN@- backs the tool.]

Reporter(s):
Holt, Lester;
Gutierrez, Gabe
Duration:
00:01:50

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