Spying: American way of life?

Discussion in 'privacy general' started by Paul Wilders, Mar 12, 2002.

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  1. Paul Wilders

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    WASHINGTON -- Last month's revelation that President Bush wants hundreds of millions of dollars to invent innovative ways to spy on Americans was greeted not with suspicion, but shoulder-shrugging indifference.

    Save for a few battle-weary civil libertarians, not many people have been fretting about how cameras now monitor all downtown areas in Washington, or the unchecked spread of face-recognition cameras that spy on travelers in airports and sports fans in arenas....

    Read the full story here:

    www.wired.com/news/politics/0,1283,50964,00.html

    regards.

    paul
     
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    Checkout Security Rhinoceros

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    This is how the world is going.  The amazing part is that so few are raising objections.  Perhaps, one day too soon, we will recognise in ourselves a resemblance to the citizens of the former Soviet Union, and an atmosphere of fear will prevail.
     
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