Surprising Things the U.S. Government Knows About You
Drone images of property and home
With Google Earth Street View and sites like Zillow.com, we’re getting pretty used to the idea that just about anyone can take a look at our homes.
But you may not know that police don’t need a warrant for anything they can observe from public airspace, say, by using drones to peek into your home, business or vehicle.
The Fourth Amendment protects us against unlawful searches and seizures in cases where people have “reasonable expectations of privacy.”
As drones become more common and we grow accustomed to the aforementioned Zillow and Google depictions of our dwellings, are we losing the right to reasonably expect even the slightest bit of privacy?