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Government Surveillance Harms Society: University of Florida

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posted on Mar, 5 2008 @ 02:15 PM
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Government Surveillance Harms Society: University of Florida


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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Acts of government surveillance — from increasing use of closed-circuit televisions and global positioning systems to an array of sophisticated technologies that can access records about our activities — represent an insidious assault on the freedom of Americans that the law has failed to respond to, according to a new book from a University of Florida law professor.

“The Supreme Court of the United States and the court system generally are not involved in overseeing this new surveillance, not so much because of a power grab by the executive branch, but because the courts themselves have taken the judiciary out of the game,” said UF Levin College of Law professor Christopher Slobogin, author of “Privacy at Risk: The New Government Surveillance and the Fourth Amendment” (University of Chicago Press).

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posted on Mar, 5 2008 @ 02:15 PM
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Uh-Oh....Me thinks somebody's college grants are going to be suspended soon! lol

How dare they speak up against the Decider! They're supposed to thank him and the Telecoms for making us all so secure!

Pretty brave of this Professor to come and say this IMO..

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