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consent and trust? Oh... but we are ABOVE the law


- "The next time you call for assistance because the Internet service in
> your home is not working, the 'technician' who comes to your door may
> actually be an undercover government agent. He will have secretly
> disconnected the service, knowing that you will naturally call for help and
> -- ­when he shows up at your door, impersonating a technician­ -- let him
> in. He will walk through each room of your house, claiming to diagnose the
> problem. Actually, he will be videotaping everything (and everyone) inside.
> He will have no reason to suspect you have broken the law, much less
> probable cause to obtain a search warrant. But that makes no difference,
> because by letting him in, you will have 'consented' to an intrusive search
> of your home"
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