Despite the modern sheen on the issue, Cindy Cohn, EFF's legal director, sees it as no different than the colonists' fight against general warrants granting British soldiers limitless law enforcement power.

“It's a foundation of this country,” she said. “It appears our federal government has decided in the digital age they don't have to abide by the rules and that's important.”

Sunday, January 8, 2012
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