Jan 172013
 
 January 17, 2013  Posted by  Laws, Surveillance, U.S.

Brendan Sasso reports:

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) said Wednesday that he is concerned about the growing use of drones by police to conduct surveillance.

“I think there could be a significant threat to the privacy and civil liberties of millions of Americans,” Leahy said in a speech at Georgetown University Law Center.

He argued that sacrificing privacy will not make people safer.

“Let’s not forget we have certain basic constitutional rights as Americans,” Leahy said.

Read more on The Hill.

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