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Court filing: ICE seeks a warrant to compel Apple and Google to provide info on users of Obsidian 4 gun scope app, which has been downloaded 10K+ times (Thomas Brewster/Forbes)

[2019-09-06 19:20:05]

Thomas Brewster / Forbes: Court filing: ICE seeks a warrant to compel Apple and Google to provide info on users of Obsidian 4 gun scope app, which has been downloaded 10K+ times  —  Own a rifle?  Got a scope to go with it?  The government might soon know who you are, where you live and how to reach you.

Court filing: ICE seeks a warrant to compel Apple and Google to provide info on users of Obsidian 4 gun scope app, which has been downloaded 10K+ times (Thomas Brewster/Forbes)


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