The Guelph Police Service has a device that can unlock iPhones and copy their contents.
But there’s no policy on when or how it should be used… Yes, there is no internal policy or procedural documents about the device, and no directives have been issued by police leadership on its use. And that’s kind of scary, isn’t it?
This tool is called a GrayKey and is developed by Atlanta-based tech company Grayshift. So I think they also using it in the US, what do you think?
What is Graykey?
GrayKey is a state-of-the-art forensic access tool, that extracts encrypted or inaccessible data from mobile devices. It accesses the data you need to help solve more cases.
It is unknown when exactly the Guelph Police Service, but officials declined to answer any questions for this story, including how often the GrayKey has been used, why no policy on its use is in place and whether police require a warrant or court order in order to use it.
According to the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, “public institutions in Ontario, including police services, need to be transparent about their use of privacy intrusive technologies and ensure they are using them in compliance with both the Charter and provincial privacy laws that apply to the collection, use and disclosure of personal information.”
I think this is not the case anymore since a few years and has the police state is reinforced, I think it is always going to get worse. We are being monitored and surveyed every seconds. Big Brother is watching us… Even if we don’t want to acknowledge it.
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