In reality, the government can obtain electronic communication records without taking any extraordinary measures. There are very few limitations on this congressional power.
Creeping government control is nothing new, but the DOJ’s recent disregard for the Second and Fourth Amendments shows old protections against abuses of power will wear thin without public vigilance.
Here’s how to talk to your children about their rights, how to show respect to the police, and the hard truth that officers sometimes abuse their power.
Libertarians aren’t going to agree with Kavanaugh on everything—we don’t agree on everything ourselves!—but he’s a big step forward for constitutional liberty.
In Friday’s split decision, the justices reversed the lower courts and held that to obtain historic cell-site information from third-party providers, the government must obtain a warrant.
If tech regulations are not carefully constructed, they could reduce quality for consumers, fail to encourage competition, and prove a bigger burden to startups than established behemoths.
The justices shouldn’t extend law enforcement’s reach beyond our borders. More importantly, Congress needs to update a 30-year-old law for the digital age.
The Supreme Court should protect our telecom data from being wrongly seized. It should recognize this data as the property of telecom users and require a warrant before it is seized.
Should government be able to seize your smartphone and other private digital information without a warrant and use it against you?
SCOTUS is hearing a case today that involves the complex and often-misinterpreted Fourth Amendment: District of Columbia v. Wesby.
While the ECPA Modernization Act is by no means a cure-all for the erosion of privacy rights in America, it certainly would move the nation in the right direction.
If TSA searches often violate the Fourth Amendment without yielding security benefits to the country, they need to make changes to their safety procedures.
Nothing ignites the passions of Democrats these days quite like the prospect of gutting the Constitution.
Wired’s sprawling piece on Edward Snowden is revelatory. It also a reminder that it is completely reasonable to hold conflicting views about his actions.
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