Yahoo email scan shows U.S. spy push to recast constitutional privacy

BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING

The Crusader Journal

By Joseph Menn

(Reuters) – Yahoo Inc’s secret scanning of customer emails at the behest of a U.S. spy agency is part of a growing push by officials to loosen constitutional protections Americans have against arbitrary governmental searches, according to legal documents and people briefed on closed court hearings.

The order on Yahoo from the secret Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) last year resulted from the government’s drive to change decades of interpretation of the U.S. Constitution’s Fourth Amendment right of people to be secure against “unreasonable searches and seizures,” intelligence officials and others familiar with the strategy told Reuters.

The unifying idea, they said, is to move the focus of U.S. courts away from what makes something a distinct search and toward what is “reasonable” overall.

The basis of the argument for change is that people are making much more digital data available about themselves to businesses, and that…

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VIDEO 1984 Unfolding, Public Surveillance Technologies Deployed Without Consent – UK New Law — Reclaim Our Republic

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1984 Unfolding As Public Surveillance Technologies Deployed Without Consent NOVEMBER 18, 2016 By Isaac Davis We are fast approaching an era when humanity will be subjugated by a technological tyranny managed by an untouchable organization of elites, bureaucrats and paid public minders hired to monitor our behaviors, emotions and thoughts. In an environment like this, law and […]

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