Google’s Geofence Warrants Face a Major Legal Challenge

Police requests for Google data that pinpoints anyone near the scene of a crime increased by more than 500% last year

Photo illustration. Photos (Getty Images): Yuri_Arcurs; Mariya Ladygina

Around 5 p.m. on May 20, 2019, a teller at the Call Federal Credit Union in Chesterfield, Virginia, got ready to help her next customer. He gave her a handwritten note: “I’ve…