Government agents can sneak onto your property in the middle of the
night, put a GPS device on the bottom of your car and keep track of
everywhere you go. This doesn't violate your Fourth Amendment rights,
because you do not have any reasonable expectation of privacy in your
own driveway — and no reasonable expectation that the government isn't
tracking your movements.
That is the bizarre — and scary — rule that now applies in California
and eight other Western states. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the
Ninth Circuit, which covers this vast jurisdiction, recently decided
the government can monitor you in this way virtually anytime it wants
— with no need for a search warrant.
(See a TIME photoessay on Cannabis Culture.)
It is a dangerous decision — one that, as the dissenting judges
warned, could turn America into the sort of totalitarian state
imagined by George Orwell. It is particularly offensive because the
judges added insult to injury with some shocking class bias: the
little personal privacy that still exists, the court suggested, should
belong mainly to the rich....much more at link above.
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