“What this case is about,” Fakhoury says, “is whether the nature of the digital world matters in deciding our constitutional rights.” According to a 2012 poll by Time, 32 percent of Americans prefer texting to phone calls. As communication continues to move into the recorded world of texts and emails, advocates like Fakhoury worry that police will have an unprecedented ability to surveil citizens private conversations.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

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