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 October 11, 2014  Posted by  Surveillance, U.S.

Joe Patrice writes:

Not to get all originalist, but isn’t “government collecting evidence at random based on vague suspicion” exactly the scenario that the Framers of the Bill of Rights feared? Liberals — or at least liberals outside the White House — generally agree on this. Even conservatives are on board with this one. However, there is an alternative view. It may be too clever by half, but maybe the collection of phone data wasn’t reallya search or seizure? Maybe it’s a “reasonable” search?

Read more on Above the Law, where you can also watch the panel.

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