Rewrite of Senate bill could let feds spy on e-mail without obtaining a search warrant


Alas, the holiday season is upon us and instead of exemplifying gratitude or imagining sugar plums in our heads, Congress is set to shred our Fourth Amendment and dump the confetti in our stockings.

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According to chief political correspondent for CNET, Declan McCullagh, a Senate proposal originally was going to protect e-mail privacy until law enforcement complained.

Those complaints prompted Democratic chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Patrick Leahy, to rewrite the bill as a package of amendments, which essentially allows the authorization of warrantless access to American’s e-mails.

Note: These efforts to undermine our Constitutional rights are hardly surprising given that a federal judge recently ruled that police can place hidden surveillance cameras on private property without obtaining a warrant.

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