Thursday, November 14, 2002 [Tweets] [Favorites]

You Are a Suspect

From the New York Times:

If the Homeland Security Act is not amended before passage, here is what will happen to you: Every purchase you make with a credit card, every magazine subscription you buy and medical prescription you fill, every Web site you visit and e-mail you send or receive, every academic grade you receive, every bank deposit you make, every trip you book and every event you attend—all these transactions and communications will go into what the Defense Department describes as “a virtual, centralized grand database.”

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Orin Kerr thinks Safire's impression is exaggerated at worst. Me, I haven't figured out how concerned to be.

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