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4 th Amendment: Search and Seizers . 4 th Amendment in a Nut Shell. G uards against unreasonable searches and seizures. Requires warrant to be supported by probable cause. Warrant: written permission from a court of law, to lawfully search and seize .

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4 th amendment search and seizers

4th Amendment: Search and Seizers


4 th amendment in a nut shell

4th Amendment in a Nut Shell

  • Guards against unreasonable searches and seizures.

  • Requires warrant to be supported by probable cause.

    • Warrant: written permission from a court of law, to lawfully search and seize.

  • Search and seizures is a major concerned when begins to invade your privacy.


  • Background information

    Background Information

    • NSA: National Security Agency

    • Top Whistleblowers:

      • Thomas Drake- Former Senior Official

      • Kirk Wiebe- Former Senior Analyst

      • William Binney- Former Technical Director

        • Whistleblower: person who tells the authority about illegal activities.


    William binney

    William Binney

    • Technical Director (High profile).

    • Did work for the NSA for 37 years.

    • What he did?

      • Job was to help solve world issues using data analasyst.

      • Designed Thin Thread

      • Worked to well found a way to filter out the unessasary info.

      • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6PIPHNlAxY4


    Post 9 11

    Post 9/11

    • Parts of Thin Thread were being used few weeks after 9/11.

    • Now Thin Thread was being used without the protections.

    • Called Stellar Wind.

    • AT&T gave over 300 million records of communication to the NSA.

    • William Binney quit, believing the government to be unconstitutional.


    How this is all being done

    How this is all being done?

    • In the process of building $2 billion data facility in Bluffdale, Utah

    • Binney says, “Capacity to store 100 years of the worlds communications.”

    • Expected to be running in 2013


    Government s stance

    Government’s Stance

    • Word play in how they define their actions.

    • Says not violating your constitutional rights.

      • Just store information, not using it.

      • Intercept doen’t take place until its listen to.


    Why this should be a concern

    Why this should be a concern?

    • Its just stored information UNLESS you become a problem.

    • The intentions of it doesn’t make it right.


    Take away

    Take Away

    • Even Though as an average American citizen its almost impossible to influence the decisions that are made in the government, but as long as the majority of citizens are more informed through media on such important topics so America are not kept in the dark about government decisions.


    Works cited

    WORKS CITED

    • "NSA Whistleblowers: They're Spying on 'the Entire Country' | Common Dreams." Common Dreams. N.p., n.d. Web. 26 Sept. 2012. <https://www.commondreams.org/headline/2012/07/25-5>.

    • "NSA Whistle Blowers Allege Data Being Collected on Every American | The Raw Story."NSA Whistle Blowers Allege Data Being Collected on Every American | The Raw Story. N.p., n.d. Web. 26 Sept. 2012. <http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2012/07/23/nsa-whistle-blowers-allege-data-being-collected-on-every-american/>.

    • "NSA Whistleblower: 'It's A Violation Of Everybody's Constitutional Rights'" Business Insider. N.p., n.d. Web. 26 Sept. 2012. <http://www.businessinsider.com/nsa-whistleblower-its-a-violation-of-everybodys-constitutional-rights-2012-9>.

    • "NSA Whistleblowers: Government Spying on Every Single American — RT." NSA Whistleblowers: Government Spying on Every Single American — RT. N.p., n.d. Web. 26 Sept. 2012. <http://rt.com/usa/news/nsa-whistleblower-binney-drake-978/%20>.

    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6PIPHNlAxY4


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