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Friday, August 27, 2010

Court Says Government Can Track People by GPS

“Government agents can sneak onto your property in the middle of the night, put a GPS device on the bottom of your car and keep track of everywhere you go. This doesn’t violate your Fourth Amendment rights, because you do not have any reasonable expectation of privacy in your own driveway — and no reasonable expectation that the government isn’t tracking your movements. That is the bizarre — and scary — rule that now applies in California and eight other Western states.” (Time)

The drug war claims another piece of our privacy.

FEE Timely Classic
“Ignoring Real Privacy Problems” by James Plummer