Pulling plug on privacy; How technology helped make the 4th Amendment obsolete
Pulling plug on privacy; How technology helped make the 4th Amendment obsolete:
“So why haven’t you heard about it?
Because you’re the murderer. We all are. Our weapon of choice? Most recently, the smartphone, which, with our collective blessing, allows law enforcement to monitor our real-time geographic location. Although a bill recently proposed by Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., would require police to obtain a warrant before turning our cellphones into tracking devices, such legislation may come too late to save the Fourth Amendment from this fatal blow.
It started with the supermarket loyalty programs