Junior Fellow Goldberg Weighs In on Warrantless Bulk Surveillance

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May 13th, 2014

In an upcoming interdisciplinary entitled “Loopholes for Circumventing the Constitution: Warrantless Bulk Surveillance on Americans by Collecting Network Traffic Abroad”Institute Junior Fellow and Computer Science Professor,  Sharon Goldberg, and her collaborator Axel Arnbak  (a lawyer by training) reveal interdependent legal and technical loopholes that intelligence agencies of the U.S. government could use to circumvent 4th Amendment and statutory safeguards for Americans. They outline  outline known and new circumvention techniques that can leave the Internet traffic of Americans as vulnerable to surveillance, and as unprotected by U.S. law, as the Internet traffic of foreigners.

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