The Judicial System is by and large a backward-looking, rather than a forward-looking system. The rapid advancement of technology is creating a greater strain on our legal framework. The current legal system considers whether the Technology is in common use to determine the expectation of privacy, however, this legal standard will, and arguably already does, lack the flexibility to make timely and efficient determinations on the constitutionality of using certain technology for governmental searches and seizures. The solution is a proactive approach through a combination of Legislative and Judicial action that will ensure individual privacy is protected in an ever-advancing technological world.
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