Apr 102015
 
 April 10, 2015  Misc, Surveillance, U.S.

Jay Stanley of the ACLU writes:

In 2011, for the 50th anniversary of Richard Nixon’s declaration of America’s “War on Drugs,” I wrote a roundup of some of the ways in which the War on Drugs has eroded privacy. Yesterday’s news about the DEA’s enormous program to collect Americans’ call records is a hell of an addition to the list. But with the DEA story fresh in the headlines, it’s important to remember a key point about why the drug war has been so corrosive of privacy: drug use is a victimless crime.

Read more on ACLU’s blog.

Thanks to Joe Cadillic for this link.