United States Constitution Amendment 4

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§ 1   ¶ 1      The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.

[ 1 ]      Passed by Congress September 25, 1789
[ 2 ]      Ratified December 15, 1791

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Books on Privacy Rights

Book Cover The Electronic Privacy Papers: Documents on the Battle for Privacy in the Age of Surveillance
Bruce Schneier, David Banisar
A collection of previously secret government and industry documents detailing initiatives and surveillance strategies.

Book Cover Computers, Surveillance, and Privacy
David Lyon, Elia Zureik

Book Cover The Electronic Eye: The Rise of Surveillance Society
David Lyon

Book Cover The End of Privacy: How Total Surveillance Is Becoming a Reality
Reginald Whitaker

Book Cover Invasion of Privacy
Louis R. Mizell

Book Cover The Limits of Privacy
Amitai Etzioni

Book Cover None of Your Business: World Data Flows, Electronic Commerce and the European Privacy Directive
Peter P. Swire, Robert E. Litan

Book Cover In Our Defense: The Bill of Rights in Action
Ellen Alderman, Caroline Kennedy
Examines the freedoms expressed in the Bill of Rights, their legal and historical significance, and illustrates with stories of how lives have been affected by such issues as the death penalty, gun control and the right to privacy.

Book Cover Who Owns Information? : From Privacy to Public Access
Anne Wells Branscomb

Book Cover Persuasion and Privacy in Cyberspace: The Online Protests over Lotus Marketplace and the Clipper Chip
Laura J. Gurak

Book Cover Privacy in the Information Age
Fred H. Cate

Book Cover Compilation of State and Federal Privacy Laws, 1997
Robert Ellis Smith

Book Cover Privacy on the Line: The Politics of Wiretapping and Encryption
Whitfield Diffie, Susan Landau

Book Cover Protect Your Privacy: The PGP User's Guide
William Stallings, Phil Zimmermann
How to protect personal e-mail, legal and financial correspondence passing over the network using Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) software.

Book Cover The Privacy Rights Handbook; How to Take Control of Your Personal Information
Beth Givens, Privacy Rights Clearinghouse

Book Cover In Pursuit of Privacy : Law, Ethics and the Rise of Technology
Judith Wagner DeCew

Book Cover Your Right to Privacy: A Basic Guide to Legal Rights in an Information Society
Evan Hendricks, Trudy Hayden, Jack D. Novik

Book Cover Technology and Privacy: The New Landscape
Philip E. Agre, Marc Rotenberg

Book Cover Who Knows: Safeguarding Your Privacy in a Networked World
Ann Cavoukian, Don Tapscott

Book Cover The New Battle over WorkPlace Privacy; How Far Can Management Go? What Rights Do Employees Have? Safe Practices to Minimize Conflict, Confu
William S. Hubbartt

Historic document in the public domain; Annotations Copyright © 1999 Daniel Weyrich.

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