Aug 102017
 
 August 10, 2017  Surveillance, U.S.  Add comments

Ashley Baker of the Committee for Justice writes:

The Fourth Amendment was established in a time when privacy expectations could be articulated through a simple maxim that “every man’s home is his castle.” In the 21st century, however, our most private information is often guarded not by walls or with a key, but by the companies — Microsoft, Verizon, and the like — that provide us with access to the data cloud.

In a perfect world, the technologies of today would be met with the same principles that were laid out in the Fourth Amendment by our founders. Unfortunately, that is easier said than done. Technology has added lots of complications, and we are left trying to figure out what a reasonable search is in the age of the data cloud.

Read more on The Hill.

Thanks to Joe Cadillic for sending this along.

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