The Fourth Amendment Protects Private Property Not Public Acts

I am about to make some of you angry. Without a warrant, government agents cannot monitor or acquire verbal and written communication occurring in the privacy of your home. However, the US Constitution does not protect communications Americans blindly send out into the public domain, electronically. Moreover, third parties facilitating the convenience of our hi-tech public communications—storing the records and possibly the content of these communications—are not necessarily civilly or criminally Read more […]