“Today, a federal judge found what Americans have said all along: NSA’s spying activities are invasive and unconstitutional. The Fourth Amendment protects citizens from unreasonable search and seizures by establishing a right to privacy. NSA has been in clear violation of the spirit and letter of the law by seizing data of millions of Americans without a warrant to do so. I was a Judge for over 20 years, I signed thousands of warrants, but not once did I sign a warrant to search homes in a whole zip code in hopes of finding one bad guy who may live there. The same rules apply to technology.

It is time for Congress to begin a full review of these powers and to pass new laws that ensure that the Fourth Amendment is properly applied to new technology. Whether it is access to our emails, tracking us via our cell phones, monitoring who we call, or using drones for surveillance, the fact is technology has moved faster than our laws have been able to keep up, and that needs to change. Technology may change, but the Constitution does not.”

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