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Submission + - Don't need a warrant to track your disposal cellphone (

Blindman writes: The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals held that it is okay for police to track your cellphone signal without a warrant. Using information about the cell tower that a disposal cell phone was connected to, the police were able to track a suspected drug smuggler. Apparently, keeping your cellphone on is authorization for the police to know where you are.

Submission + - Gamer sues over ending to Mass Effect 3 (

Blindman writes: Many gamers have been unsatisfied with the endings to Mass Effect 3. One person was so upset that he filed a compliant to the Federal Trade Commission claiming false advertising.

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