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About That Watch Alert Thing When You Fall …

Filed in the ruh roh’ drawer … the law of unintended consequences rears its head.

In other words, if police are alerted by an Apple Watch of a possible injury, they do not need a warrant to enter a home under the community caretaking” exception to the Fourth Amendment. This is the notion that law enforcement officers can enter a private space if they reasonably believe that someone needs emergency assistance. It’s similar to the exigent circumstances” exception, which allows police to come in if they believe someone is in imminent danger or physical evidence is being destroyed.”

Cyrus Farivar

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My Thoughts

So you accidentally fall off the ladder as you are recovering your stash for a little relaxation’ and as you hit the ground, the watch alert goes off, and voila the po-lice (sic) drop by and in the course of their visit, the conversation takes a turn ….

ello ello ello … what’s all this then …..”

Up next Apple Looks Down On Ads, But Takes Billions From Google “OK, so give Apple credit for not itself employing an aggressive system to harvest personal information for advertising purposes. What if instead Apple’s Position on OUR Privacy “We believe security shouldn’t come at the expense of individual privacy.” And: “Apple has never created a backdoor or master key to any of our
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