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Clock to tick down US privacy

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posted on Sep, 18 2007 @ 02:55 PM
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Clock to tick down US privacy


www.washingtontimes.com

"Surveillance Society Clock" created by the American Civil Liberties Union will symbolize the encroachment of government spying on private citizens as part of the war against terrorism — and the ticktock is fast approaching midnight.



"The extinction of privacy is a real possibility," said Barry Steinhardt, director of the ACLU's Technology and Liberty Project. "We believe that privacy is not yet dead — it is a patient on life support."



The online clock is patterned after the "Doom
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posted on Sep, 18 2007 @ 02:55 PM
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Looks like our privacy will soon be going, going, gone. The new clock will start operations at "6 minutes to midnight."

Sounds like good book title or song title.

www.washingtontimes.com
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posted on Sep, 18 2007 @ 02:58 PM
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So exactly what were we fighting for again, oh now I remember.

Isn't it just the best that people are dying overseas for something we're losing anyway? Now we can actually physically watch freedoms and privacy go down the drain, maybe it will be enough to spark the right people's interest to do something about it.



posted on Sep, 18 2007 @ 03:51 PM
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Conditions are ripe for the degredation of our privacy rights. We're in a lmitless war, we have an uninformed dont-give-a-damn public, and an obedient media. We've seen a steady erosion of our rights since 9/11 and the majority of people seem to support it. What's stopping them?




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