Thursday, August 11, 2005

The Man, your garbage, and the law

After a judge in Montana ruled that the police don't need a warrant to rummage through a person's garbage, the fine people at Boing Boing are pointing to some interesting articles online and have a suggestion from a reader of Declan McCullag's PoliTechBot:

Boing Boing: The Man, your garbage, and the law: followups

"I think someone could come up with a business plan around this: truly private garbage collection. You don't put the trash out at the corner, but contract with the garbage collector to pick up the garbage in your yard, with some sort of contract that the garbage is still yours until properly incinerated, and the collector would dispose of it in a way that guarantees privacy - incineration...."

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