Monday, January 11, 2010

Ninth Circuit Court: No reasonable expectation of privacy in your driveway

"The Ninth Circuit holds today that it's okay for the DEA, and presumably any other law enforcement official, to come into your driveway, without probable cause, climb under your vehicle, and place a tracking device thereupon.

The theory is that you've got no "reasonable expectation of privacy" in: (1) your driveway, since a neighbor could go there on the way to your house, (2) the undercarriage of your car, since a child might potentially look for a lost ball there, or (3) where you come and go in your vehicle, since another driver could follow you."

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Location Oakland, Ca - Private Investigator