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Originally posted by Rouschkateer
Oh yes. I, as an individual, am being surveyed at every possible place at every possible second. Because we all know I am so important, that the governement has millions of dollars to spend on watching me buy dog food, post on ATS, e-mail my friend about me tripping up the curb the other day, watching "Dreamer" in the theater with my children...
Oh come ON.
If I have nothing to hide, then why would I care about what information is being tracked about me? I go to work, I eat dinner, I play with my kids. If that is a matter fo national security, then I am in big trouble. If my neighbor, however, is sneaking around and making bombs, I am GLAD he is/was being tracked by the "Government".
I have more important thngs to worry about.
Originally posted by Mayet
you know that is what I did say in my post... in that case you are the Mr or Mrs Jones I wrote about. You have no need for survellience. But if you do happen to slip up, then records will be pulled... your history will be read and that is when you can run but not hide.
but that attitude worries me... you say why should I care... you should care because some day you may want your privacy and thats the day you will find it's been stripped from you.
Its that I don't care cos it's not happening to me issue thats a problem with our apathetic society..I am not saying you are apathetic, I mean you are here but I am saying that "why should I care " attitude which is indicative of many elements of society is dangerous to everyones freedoms and privacy and future.
What I am saying ..is nothings a cert in life...one flick of one switch and the boot can change foots and the wind change direction... you may just cry for that lost freedom then.
Originally posted by dr_strangecraft
Just wait until Raushketeer makes a neighbor mad, who turns out to be a government employee. And that somebody turns his name in. You know what they'll do first? Take a look at your tax records. OOOPS!
Then they take that, and the fact that you only deal in cash. And they'll go to an overworked judge and whisper in his ear: "militia member--only uses cash----planning to kill a judge." And the next thing you know, they have a search warrant on you with your name at the top and some judge's on the bottom. Only on your copy it won't list the judge, so you don't go postal on him.
I'm not joking. It happens.