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Surveillance society

Frogs in the simmering pot, people:

FBI wants palm prints, eye scans, tattoo mapping Source: CNN


"People who don't think mistakes are going to be made I don't think fly enough," said Steinhardt.

He said thousands of mistakes have been made with the use of the so-called no-fly lists at airports -- and that giving law enforcement widespread data collection techniques should cause major privacy alarms.


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goodjoan
Feb. 7th, 2008 06:22 pm (UTC)
Oh man, what was that thing we used to have...you know the thing those old guys all bickered over, then agreed on with the rules for stuff like this...what was that called again? I remember hearing about it in high school...it's on the tip of my tongue...

Oh yeah the Constitution!!

Someone oughta read that! It might be useful right now!
pointedview
Feb. 7th, 2008 09:10 pm (UTC)
Well said! *high-fives you* Where's Ben Franklin when you need him?
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