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Do you think only the guilty need fear surveillance?


What do you think of the statement that people shouldn't fear surveillance programs if they have nothing to hide? In other words, innocent people have nothing to fear, while the guilty should have no right to privacy?

 

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    Alan R Lancaster (alancaster149) 3 years ago

    I might seem a bit 'blue-eyed and innocent, but in English-speaking countries the legal system provides a form of shelter both for the guilty and innocent , 'innocent until proven guilty'. Are you saying the US has abandoned the precept?


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    TXSasquatch 3 years ago

    The Supreme Court has held in many cases that there's no reasonable expectation of privacy in a public place. If you're in a store where anyone can see you, you're fair game.

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    AlexK2009 3 years ago

    If only the guilty need to worry why are our politicians so averse to having their business dealings made public?


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    Alan R Lancaster (alancaster149) 3 years ago

    Sounds like you've been reading 'Catch 22'.

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    TXSasquatch 3 years ago

    Saying that privacy isn't an issue in a public place isn't a "claim"; it's a bona fide truth. There is no reasonable expectation of privacy in a public place. That is an accepted constitutional standard, and that's why defining "surveillance" is th


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    AlexK2009 3 years ago

    Definition of what is wrong changes all the time.

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