Sixty government agencies in 23 states and Washington, D.C., are currently using a portable, high-tech scanning device capable of sweeping up the data on citizens’ cell phones, including call records, voice mails and text messages, according to the ACLU. And in many cases, they are doing this without a warrant.

Additionally, police departments that use the data-grabbing technology are required by the FBI to keep the tech and its use a secret.

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