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January 12, 2014

Column: It's time to take the fight to Big Brother

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Congress must investigate anew these digital-age privacy invasions that, as Justice Sotomayor observed, are a fact of our lives today. Our laws must catch up to our technology.

The creative minds of Thomas Jefferson, James Madison and their contemporaries would be mind-blowingly fascinated by our high-tech life today. But they would surely be shocked to see that the constitutional guarantees they so painstakingly crafted for the ages have come to this.

Martin Schram is a veteran Washington journalist, author and TV documentary executive.

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