In the state of Oregon, the Drug Enforcement Administration is attempting to gain access to millions of private prescription records without a warrant. According to reports, the step is taken to crackdown on the abuse of prescription pills, but the American Civil Liberties Union is saying not so fast. The ACLU claims that the DEA’s move is a violation of patient’s fourth amendment rights. Mike Riggs, associate editor for Reason Magazine, chimes in on the issue.
Here at RT America we have reported on how the US government and select law enforcement agencies are using the technology known as “Stingray” to track suspected terrorists every move, but according to reports, the Los Angeles Police Department is
using the technology to not only fight terrorism but to crackdown on daily crime. RT’s Ramon Galindo explores the possible violations of privacy rights.