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Old 07-13-2009, 07:58 AM   #16
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I think that the police & our Government MUST follow the law. Otherwise they are engaging in illegal activities just like the criminal element does.

I expect Law enforcement to follow the law and enforce the law.
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Old 07-13-2009, 08:01 AM   #17
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Just a couple of points...
-To put things in perspective, 267 people in 8 years is hardly a big deal. and is obviously not common practice.
-that's 0.00089% of the population, there's no conspiracy here.
-If you're not breaking the law, your phone isn't tapped. period.
-if you're worried about it, chances are, your doing something you shouldn't be
-If the cops want to put someone in jail and build a case against someone, they won't use these powers, simply because if they need to use the evidence in court, using these emergency powers without cause will mean the case would get thrown out.
-These things are required for situations like hostage takings, kidnapings, standoffs etc.
-Google is doing more information gathering than these guys.

I don't understand what you're worried about, or envisioning? Do you think the cops are sitting in their offices and thinking to themselves, hey lets listen in to Ms Jones talk to her friend down the street. They might be talking about the movie they just saw.

I assure you, the cops will only go through the trouble to set this stuff up if it's absolutely necessary. It's a lot of trouble, and it's expensive.
That is exactly what people in Germany said about Adolph Hitler's breaking laws to enforce the law.
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Old 07-13-2009, 08:37 AM   #18
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I think that a lot of you are missing the point.... your charter of rights and freedoms is being violated... period.

I don't want anyone beside the person that I call hearing what I have to say.... and I'm not doing anything illegal...it's just my right.

and if you don't think that there's more than 267 cases of this going on... then you're a fool... just like these car forum boards aren't watched either..... right?
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Old 01-24-2014, 03:17 PM   #19
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bump because im bored and feel some can say "I told you so" now
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