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Dragneting the Modern Media

Dragneting the Modern Media

By Gabe Rottman, Legislative Counsel, ACLU Washington Legislative Office at 4:40pm
We're used to talking about press freedoms in the context of the First Amendment: "Congress shall make no law . . . abridging the freedom . . . of the press." But, especially in light of the ACLU's recent FBI report, Unleashed and Unaccountable, we could stand to reflect on the very close relationship between the Fourth Amendment, privacy rights, and press freedom.
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