Act will allow access to property and has the potential abuse
The interception of communications and the retention of information by telephone companies is an interference with constitutional rights of citizens. Such breaches can only be done if justified and authorized by law. The implementing legislation, however, has not been passed by Government. But the violation of constitutional rights also applies to property. The attorneys explained that the Act will allow access to property and has the potential for abuse.
“The entry warrant allows for the technicians, of course under the authorization of the court order, to physically enter your home. They can physically enter the premises of this television and strategically place bugs. And I’m sorry if I might sound like I am rehashing some movie but the entry warrant…”
“Without your knowledge.”
“Without your knowledge—for someone else to enter ones home to place in a strategic way…”
“Perhaps in an office or conference room or residents to overhear conversations.”
“And recording of data. So it’s not just your conversations but they can mess with your computer then to allow for them to monitor your internet usage. What websites are you looking at? They can record your keystrokes, they can clone your mail, if they have enough time they can clone your entire hard drive. It’s not hard to do you can download the programs free of cost as a matter of fact.”