The U.S. Postal Service regularly photographs the front and back of every piece of U.S. mail, or about 150 billion parcels, envelopes, and postcards every year. A longstanding practice known as the “mail cover” program enables law enforcement to obtain address information and images of the outsides of mail as part of an investigation without the need for a warrant through the Postal Inspection Service, the U.S. Postal Service’s policing arm.
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I know that they photo the mail. I didn’t know that they can “search” without a warrant.
Maybe it’s time for the Post Office to go out of business.
I really don’t care if it takes a Constitution Amendment. It’s intrusive.
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