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    Applying the Fourth Amendment

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    Describe how the Fourth Amendment should be applied to permit reasonable government action while still protecting individual privacy on their smartphones.

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    There is a really great article on this subject, located here - http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/elements/2013/08/why-your-cell-phones-location-isnt-protected-by-the-fourth-amendment.html

    The problem is that one of our basic rights is being violated, when we consider that the government can locate us at any time and in any place. There are a majority of citizens that have no problem with this, and are in the mindset of, "I am not doing anything wrong, so it doesn't matter to me if they know where I am." While this is true, ...

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    This solution explains how the Fourth Amendment should be applied to permit reasonable government action while protecting people that use smartphones and other related devices. A comprehensive discussion is provided.

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