Thanks to the leaks of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden and others, the majority of America realizes our government is spying upon us through our cell phones.
Now however, thanks to a report released by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee released just yesterday, we know exactly how many cell phone tracking systems, otherwise known as stingray devices, are being deployed and by what specific agencies.
Via Washington Times:
With 194 cell-site simulators, the FBI has the most of any of the agencies identified as owning the devices, which often are referred to by brand names including Stingray or Hailstorm.
The U.S. Marshals Service has 70; U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has 59; U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the Drug Enforcement Administration each has 33; U.S. Secret Service has 32; the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has 13; the Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigations division has…
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