[Freedombox-discuss] 4th Amendment Troubles

Bob Mottram bob at robotics.uk.to
Fri Jun 24 09:17:49 UTC 2016

On Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 12:30:51AM +0000, Nick Daly wrote:
>   Hi Bill, thanks for writing in, it's always good to hear from our
>   insightful lurkers. :)
>   On Thu, Jun 23, 2016, 16:26 Bill K. wrote:
>   > The federal government (in the US, anyways) is trying very hard to make
>   > it legal to break in to home computers (of domestic citizens) without
>   > warrants... how does this effect the future of the project?
>   This isn't a change: freedomboxen have been used overseas, and the
>   packages are the same worldwide. So, some boxes have been facing the same
>   adversaries that all boxes now face: anyone who decides that attacking
>   boxes is worth the investment.

I don't think that result changes things significantly, and it's
possible that it might be later overturned as unconstitutional. They
will probably try to play around with the idea of where the border
between your home ends and "cyberspace" begins.
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