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Privacy advocates are already crying foul about the ruling, arguing that the court has set a precedent for the government to easily obtain other records, such as web-browsing behavior. The ruling affects cases in the court's jurisdiction, but a ruling has yet to be made nationwide. In 2013, the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit made an opposite ruling. Davis' lawyers could appeal the decision to the Supreme Court.
For a "free" country that has a Contsitution and Bill of Rights that should protect against this by way of the 4th Amendment, this is nothing short of ouright tyranny.
originally posted by: Helious
The last decision will probably be made by the supreme court if it makes it there but as of now, it's all fair game and has been ruled lawful.
Given the seriousness of this turn of events, I think its important to point that what they have done is legal but not lawful. Legal is a term that applies to statue law not common law. Common law is laws that we the people, in a jury situation, would agree on being as fair, right and proper based on our moral compass pointing in the right direction.
We on this forum need to remember this distinction because TPTB will definately try to breed into our thinking that there is no distinction between lawful and legal.
originally posted by: Noobarino
In B4....," I ain't dun nuthin rong, They kin track me all day iffin they want "
originally posted by: LOSTinAMERICA
People still think they are free.
originally posted by: dreamingawake
Check with your ISP or cell phone service they are already required to hand over information whenever asked to do so. Now guess they won't even have to ask.