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What The Strip-Search Case Says About Privacy

2 years agoTechnology : Message

The lack of moral outrage around the recent Supreme Court case — finding that anyone charged of a crime can be strip searched, even when there is no evidence of contraband or concealed weapons — may be the result of the relaxation of our sense of privacy, in general. Strip-Search Case Reflects Death of American Privacy - Noah Feldman via  Bloomberg There are two main drivers pushing privacy into the dustbin of history, and both are related to technology.
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Ohio Supreme Court: It’s OK To Strip Mine State Wildlife Areas

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (yesterday)

On Wednesday, The Ohio Supreme Court ruled 6-1 to potentially allow part of a state wildlife area to be strip-mined for coal. The post Ohio Supreme Court: It’s OK To Strip Mine State Wildlife Areas appeared first on ThinkProgress. Read Post

The Navy Illegally Searched Civilians’ Computers For Child Porn, Court Rules

News : The Inquisitr - News (yesterday)

The U.S. Navy routinely scanned the computers of civilians in Washington state, leading to illegally-collected evidence being used to convict a civilian of child pornography charges. In a decision released electronically Thursday, t... Read Post

Supreme Court: Strip searches in jail OK even for minor offenses

News : Field Notes (2 years ago)

WASHINGTON -- Siding with security needs over privacy rights, the Supreme Court ruled Monday that jailers may subject people arrested for minor offenses to invasive strip searches. Read Post


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