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People need to wake up and realize that when you are in public view, you have no reasonable expectation of privacy. And, this is also a nice way the government makes *average* and even *below average* folks feel important...
Just kidding, overall, too. Seriously, personally, I have nothing to hide, so if they want to waste billions of dollars on this ridiculous program, they will essentially get a bunch of USELESS data that costs too much to maintain (like when you sell your car or trade it in for a new one).
The logistics of this operation far outweigh anything they might gain from employing it. In fact, the "fact" that "they" are doing this is most likely a hoax.
Originally posted by djvexd
reply to post by HappilyEverAfter
Dial back on the paranoia. I am further up on the list, being ex federal ,than you.
Originally posted by LoneGunMan
Originally posted by Aggie Man
This technology is nothing new and it doesn't bother me, as I am a law abiding citizen.
This line tells me about your mindset.
Right wing gun toting Christian.
Originally posted by Jenna
Reply to post by Ian McLean
Finally got a chance to read the pdf. Wow. I highly recommend that everyone,Posted Via ATS Mobile: m.abovetopsecret.com
The panel authorizes police to do not only what invited
strangers could, but also uninvited children—in this case
crawl under the car to retrieve a ball and tinker with the
But there’s no limit to what neighborhood kids
will do, given half a chance: They’ll jump the fence, crawl
under the porch, pick fruit from the trees, set fire to the cat
and micturate on the azaleas. To say that the police may do
on your property what urchins might do spells the end of
Fourth Amendment protections for most people’s curtilage.
The very rich will still be able to protect their privacy with
the aid of electric gates, tall fences, security booths, remote
cameras, motion sensors and roving patrols, but the vast
majority of the 60 million people living in the Ninth Circuit
will see their privacy materially diminished by the panel’s ruling.
Open driveways, unenclosed porches, basement doors left
unlocked, back doors left ajar, yard gates left unlatched,
garage doors that don’t quite close, ladders propped up under
an open window will all be considered invitations for police
to sneak in on the theory that a neighborhood child might, in
which case, the homeowner “would have no grounds to complain.”