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Privacy at Risk: The New Government Surveillance and the Fourth Amendment

Christopher Slobogin


Without our consent and often without our knowledge, the government can constantly monitor many of our daily activities, using closed circuit TV, global positioning systems, and a wide array of other sophisticated technologies. With just a few keystrokes, records containing our financial information, phone and e-mail logs, and sometimes even our medical histories can be readily accessed by law enforcement officials. As this book explains, these intrusive acts of surveillance are subject to very little regulation. Applying the Fourth Amendment's prohibition on unreasonable searches and seizures ... More

Keywords: closed circuit TV, global positioning systems, financial information, phone logs, e-mail logs, medical histories, law enforcement officials, surveillance, Fourth Amendment, unreasonable searches

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780226762838
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: March 2013 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226762944.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Christopher Slobogin, author