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Brian McFadden

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  1. BrassOrchid

    BrassOrchid GoComics PRO Member said, 4 days ago

    This isn’t actually fruit of the poisonous tree, though.
    The police have always had the ability to stop anybody at any time anywhere and demand identification.
    Since the search was not conducted until after the warrant was discovered, there is no loss of due process.
    In a short while, they won’t even need to pull you over or stop you to ask for ID. It will only be necessary to check their computer to see if any wanted persons have been picked out by facial recognition from the many cameras posted about.
    At that point, of course, the whole concept of privacy for persons of interest is entirely absent, as they may be recognized, detained and searched merely on suspicion of who they appear to be according to a software algorithm.

  2. 1941gko

    1941gko said, 3 days ago

    @BrassOrchid

    And this would be Bad Why? You got something to hide?

  3. OldCoal

    OldCoal GoComics PRO Member said, 3 days ago

    Some days I figure the only “right” the right actually thinks matters is their right to carry. Outside that, they don’t think there are any rights.
    Wait till your banks all demand you be chipped or not have a bank account. Then we’ll see some screaming.

  4. comixbomix

    comixbomix GoComics PRO Member said, 3 days ago

    @1941gko

    It’s looking like we’ll ALL have something to hide FROM. though…

  5. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 GoComics PRO Member said, 3 days ago

    @1941gko

    And this would be Bad Why? You got something to hide?
    -
    And why can’t we? Why must be give police and the govt ultimate power over us without recourse to justice?

  6. Mr Blawt

    Mr Blawt said, 3 days ago

    What if a cop searches a white guy and finds his concealed weapon? This law will have to be revisited to make sure it does not affect white gun toting citizens.

  7. Mr Blawt

    Mr Blawt said, 3 days ago

    If the Fourth Amendment doesn’t work, you’ll have to plead the fifth

  8. pozzdonn

    pozzdonn said, 3 days ago

    @1941gko

    It’s not a matter of having something to hide. It’s about the balance of power. Try this, send me your Social Security number, full legal name, and addresses for the past five years. I’m just curious to know more about the person who believes privacy is unimportant and should be infringed by government agencies without due process. After all, you don’t have anything to hide, do you?.

  9. BrassOrchid

    BrassOrchid GoComics PRO Member said, 3 days ago

    @1941gko

    Just the usual. Indecent exposure is high on my list of things to be avoided.
    The point is that the police can stop you at any time just because they feel that you are out of place, and demand ID from you. I have had it happen out for a morning walk. If they had run my ID and found a warrant, there is no reason that they could not have taken me into custody and searched me. One might find this odious, but it is not new, nor is it a violation of one’s civil rights.
    But hey, I’m not exactly a wise Latina, so my experience does not count more than somebody else’s ideological speculation.

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