Electronic Surveillance & Government Access to Third Party Records

The past twenty-five years have brought dramatic advances in information and communication technologies, from the birth of the World Wide Web and the widespread use of personal computers, cell phones, personal satellite navigation systems, and other “smart” handheld and tablet electronic communication devices. Such developments have fundamentally altered the way people work, communicate, and socialize, providing a level of convenience, efficiency, and access to information that was previously unimaginable.