Weighing The Risks Of Warrantless Searches During Arrests

NPR – April 29, 2014

The court has long allowed police to search people without a warrant at the time of their arrest. But as privacy advocate Andrew Pincus points out, until very recently, those searches were self-limiting, meaning they were limited by the amount of information an individual could carry on his person.

Now, however, because cellphones can store so much information, a person can carry more than any one of the Founding Fathers had amassed in a lifetime.

You and your phone; a virtual linking?
This warrants serious thinking.

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