http://news.cnet.com/8301-13578_3-20005458-38.html Millions of Americans arrested for but not convicted of crimes will likely have their DNA forcibly extracted and added to a national database, according to a bill approved by the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday. By a 357 to 32 vote, the House approved legislation that will pay state governments to require DNA […]

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http://news.cnet.com/8301-13578_3-20005458-38.html Millions of Americans arrested for but not convicted of crimes will likely have their DNA forcibly extracted and added to a national database, according to a bill approved by the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday. By a 357 to 32 vote, the House approved legislation that will pay state governments to require DNA […]

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http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/95235-democrats-spark-alarm-with-call-for-national-id-card Big Brother is watching and he likes what he sees.

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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/04/29/AR2010042904700.html

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http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/04/22/google_streetview_logs_wlans/ Why is Google interested in the WiFi network in your house? Google is not your friend…

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http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/howaboutthat/7608153/New-speed-cameras-trap-motorists-from-space.html From the article: The cameras, which combine number plate reading technology with a global positioning satellite receiver, are similar to those used in roadworks. So, GPS combined with the plate reading technology could essentially be used to watch you all the time. When couple with database technology, your wherabouts could be captured and stored […]

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http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/17/business/media/17coupon.html?pagewanted=all From the article: And all that information follows that customer into the mall. For example, if a man walks into a Filene\’s Basement to buy a suit for his wedding and shows a coupon he retrieved online, the company\’s marketing agency can figure out whether he used the search terms “Hugo Boss suit” or […]

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on March 1st, 2010

http://www.cnn.com/2010/OPINION/02/25/schneier.security.cameras/index.html
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety. – Benjamin Franklin

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on February 11th, 2010

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Where is the outcry from the left?

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