USF Law Professor Susan Freiwald on Lack of Digital privacy with President Trump | USF in the News | Scoop.it

"When President-elect Donald Trump officially takes office, he’ll inherit a powerful U.S. surveillance apparatus, including the National Security Agency, that’s already been accused of trampling over privacy rights.

This has some legal experts worried, but like almost every other aspect of a Trump presidency, there are more questions than clarity over what exactly he plans to do."

 

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"Susan Freiwald, a law professor at the University of San Francisco, said it wouldn’t be far-fetched to imagine a Trump presidency using the FBI to collect information on opponents. She’s particularly worried about the private communications of both media critics and political figures.

“While the rules of law should not permit that, it is not clear that oversight mechanisms will be sufficient to stop it,” she said in an email."

 

[Via @pcworld]