Personal Privacy in America Demands Legal Protections

“There are more instances of the abridgement of the freedom of the people by gradual consent and silent encroachment of those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations.”
James Madison
To the framers of our Constitution the issue of personal privacy was not of overriding concern. Rather, the absolute right to …

A Supreme Mistake

“The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well-meaning but without understanding.”
 Justice Louis Brandeis (1928)
The Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution reads, “The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be …

Privacy in America … A Right Under Siege

“There are more instances of the abridgement of the freedom of the people by gradual consent and silent encroachment of those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations.”
                                                James Madison
To the framers of our Constitution and Bill of Rights in their noble attempt to ensure maximum freedom and privacy …

A Right To Personal Privacy

In the wake of Cleveland-based TRW’s recent admissions that it has had numerous and significant “problems”, actually major screw-ups … reporting erroneous and personally harmful financial data on as many as 1,500 Vermont and New Hampshire citizens, Congress finally decided to act.  In typical fashion, these actions will take the …

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