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Is Privacy Dead? 4 Government and Private Entities Conspiring to Track Everything You Do Online and Off

The police-corporate surveillance “complex” is being consolidated, drawing ever-closer corporate tracking and government surveillance.

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Earlier this year, in Jones v. U.S., the Supreme Court ruled that the police are required to get a warrant before attaching a Global Position System (GPS) device a suspect’s car.  In its decision, the Court rejected the Obama Justice Department’s claim that citizens have no expectation of privacy in public places.  This decision may provide the rationale for a redrawing of the lines protecting privacy, communication and personal information.


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David Rosen writes the Media Current blog for Filmmaker and regularly contributes to CounterPunch, Huffington Post and the Brooklyn Rail.  Check out DavidRosenWrites; he can be reached at


David Rosen is a regular contributor to AlterNet, Brooklyn Rail, Filmmaker and IndieWire. His website is He can be reached at


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