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Vetoed: Warrantless Spying Is Here To Stay


By www - Posted on 02 October 2012

tower-flickr-kiwanjaCalifornia Governor Jerry Brown struck down a privacy bill that would have required a warrant before tracking the location of a citizen's mobile device, signaling a trend among Democrats and Republicans, at all levels of power, that warrantless spying has become a staple of American life. Earlier this month, the American Civil Liberties Union reported that wiretapping has nearly quadrupled under President Obama. After Senate Democrats refused to pass a cybersecurity law for America's infrustructure installations, such as power plants, the Obama administration is reportedly penning an executive order to push through some of the measures.