Ars Technica: "Here's the latest hot debate among Fourth Amendment scholars: when magistrate judges issue search warrants on computers, should those warrants limit where in the machine's directory system the police may look, or for how long they can scan the drive?
Professor Orin Kerr of George Washington Law School says no. Assistant Professor Paul Ohm of the University of Colorado Law School says yes.
As personal information is increasingly stored on digital devices like computers and smartphones, the issue becomes hugely important, and argument about it often relies on metaphors. In the case of the net neutrality debates, comparisons were always made to the highway system; when it comes to computer searches, it's all about the filing cabinet."