Access to Cell Phone Records-is it Legal
One problem with modern technology, is that for every advancement that can be used for good it can also turn around and be used for evil. Getting access to cell phone records is one example of this.
In this article we will take a look at some of the ways you can use cell phone records in a positive way to help yourself when it comes to tracking a cheating spouse.
In the past keeping track of what your spouse was doing involved a couple of things. You could attempt to do it yourself which caused mental anguish and took up a lot of time. If you can afford it you could hire a private investigator to let them investigate for you.
The Internet began to make it possible for you to track what your spouse was doing online. And as people begin to use cell phones on a regular basis you could even try and track recent cell calls or even take them yourself if your spouse was careless.
It was reported that America blog obtained General Wesley Clark’s cell phone records for a small fee to prove a point about how easy it was to obtain his cell phone records. This led to a law being passed known as a Consumer Telephone Records Protection Act of 2006. If you are the actual owner of the cell phone, and can prove it, you can purchase cell phone records.
You can easily see how having access to such information could be used for a disadvantage by terrorists and others. So if you are trying to catch a cheating spouse, and you want records of their cell phone calls, what can you do.
If you are the legal owner of the phone you can hire a private investigator and have them forensically examine the phone. This is known as Digital Forensics. It is possible to access deleted text messages, caller ID records, and deleted address book entries, from a a cell phone, handheld electronic device, or a Blackberry,.
Another thing a spouse can do is track everything a spuse does by installing GPS on a cell phone. You can also check for online cheating by searching online personal ads to see if your spouse’s email address shows up. This is known as a dating service assessment.
It is possible to access cell phone records if it’s done legally. Keeping track of what your spouse is doing can be done by yourself, or you can hire a private investigator and do it very affordable today thanks to modern technology.