Hidden surveillance camera use given nod by court

Americans might be up in arms after hearing that the federal court has taken sides with the Justice Department on enabling police to use concealed surveillance cameras on private property, and they are able to do so without having to have a search warrant in the first place. U.S. District Judge William Griesbach ruled that this was a reasonable thing for Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agents to enter rural property without prior permission nor a warrant, installing multiple “covert digital surveillance cameras” as they hope to discover and record evidence of 30 to 40 marijuana plants being cultivated.

So much for the law protecting Americans’ privacy rights, as Big Brother now has a carte blanche to monitor our activities – whether we know it or not, and obviously, those of us who prefer to prance around in our birthday suits in the privacy of our own homes might want to think twice, as you can never quite tell just when it becomes illegal to cultivate a row of miniature cactii on your window shelf. At least there is no ruling yet on warrantless cell phone tracking – yet.

Read more about Camera.

Take action: Like | G+ | Tweet | Pin | User Comments



You May Also Like

Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II Oficially Announced

This Video Captured By Nikon P900 Shows The Moon ‘Moving’ 

Automated Cameras Capture Life In The Serengeti

Police Officers Could Get Wearable Cameras

Apple Buys LinX To Build iPhones With DSLR-like Camera Quality

Google Camera Takes On Amazon Rainforest At Ultra Fast Speeds

Lumia Camera App Is The Default Camera App On Windows 10 Hardware

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS Offers A Decent Shooting Experience

Most Shared

Blizzard Wants To Help Combat Harassment On Twitch

Russian Embassy Tweets Image From Command & Conquer To Warn Of Terrorism

Fans Want Help Raising $20 Million To ‘Fix Dorne’ In Game Of Thrones

Hyperloop One’s First Public Speed Test Is A Success

Apple Hit With $2.8 Billion Lawsuit Over iMessage & FaceTime

Alleged iPhone 7 Dummy Unit Photo Surfaces

Snapchat Sued Over ‘Speed Filter’ That Led To Car Crash

There Are Maybe 10-15 Episodes Left In Game Of Thrones

F-16 Used To Save The Life Of A Dying Patient

Apple Could Skip iPhone 7s, Jump Straight To iPhone 8

Researchers Accidentally Create Long-Lasting Batteries

iOS 9.3 Also Crashes iPhone 6s, 6s Plus

After Thousands Of Years, Someone Has Reinvented The Scissors

Apple Claims Backdoor Unnecessary After iPhone Password Was Changed

FBI Could Use Suspect's Fingerprint To Unlock iPhones

John McAfee Claims He Can Decrypt The iPhone In 3 Weeks