A Motel-Sized Victory for Privacy at the Supreme Court
By: CONOR FRIEDERSDORF of The Atlantic.
Imagine working as a front desk employee at a hotel, when all of a sudden a cop walks in and demands to see hotel guest information. You are hesitant to give in to these demands and request the reason in defense of guest privacy, and end up in handcuffs. That is how the law in Los Angeles was before it was declared unconstitutional in June of 2015. Innkeepers can now challenge cops who want to spy on guests, but can still be arrested for failing to store guest information at check-in.
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