Our devices are spilling our secrets
Posted Aug 2, 2007 20:39 UTC (Thu) by smoogen
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or date anyone who works for any federal government agency (DHS is probably less likely to have done the visit than say Treasury/FBI/DOD), any state agency (DMV as you mentioned can do similar things in many states)... or anyone who works for a credit card tracking company as they are the real beneficiaries and probably collecting the information quite legally because people sign away so much when they get a bank account, credit card, etc... or the phone company or a billion other places.
Every day I see Scott McNeally is truer and truer...
Q: A couple of years ago you made some comments about privacy -- and the lack thereof -- that were widely printed. That was amazingly pre-Patriot Act and pre-9/11. Do you stick by that notion? Should we not be worried about having lost all our privacy?
A: I never said that, did I?
Q: You said, "You already have no privacy."
A: I said, "You have no privacy. Get over it."
Q: What did you mean by that?
A: The point I was making was someone already has your medical records. Someone has my dental records. Someone has my financial records. Someone knows just about everything about me.
Gang, do you want to refute my statement? Visa knows what you bought. You have no privacy. Get over it. That's what I said.
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