[IP] No expectation of privacy in public? In a pig's eye! (fwd from dave at farber.net)

Trei, Peter ptrei at rsasecurity.com
Fri Jan 14 07:07:54 PST 2005

Bill Stewart wrote:

> At 12:30 PM 1/12/2005, Roy M. Silvernail wrote:
> >Just out of curiosity, if the man doesn't need a warrent
> >to place a surveilance device, shouldn't it be within your rights
> >to tamper with, disable or remove such a device if you discover one?
> Do you mean that if you discover an unsolicited gift of
> consumer electronics attached to your car,
> do you have the right to play with it just as you would if
> it came in the mail?  I would certainly expect so...

Attaching it to another car would seem a suitable prank -
someone who travels a lot, on an irregular path - a pizza
delivery guy, or a real estate agent. Or perhaps a long
distance truck.

It would take some chutzpa, but tacking onto a cops
car would send a message....

Peter Trei

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