“Future crime warrant”? May the gods deliver us from “predictive policing” because the courts sure won’t.
And now, your Minority Report moment of the day. Turns out it has nothing to do with the NSA.
Nope, this time it’s our freedom and liberty loving countrymen in Texas.
Last week, an appeals court in Texas ruled that police may obtain a search warrant based on the prediction of a future crime, heightening public fears that we may be heading toward a ‘predictive policing’ era in which we see police powers rapidly growing at the cost of our constitutional rights.
Great. I think “he needed killin'” was already on the books. Now they’ve added “he wuz a-fixing to.”