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December 28, 2011

When a government decides someone is of interest as a potential trouble maker...


... that government will be able to quickly analyze every phone conversation (and a large fraction of all online text conversations) that person ever participated in.
Then threat assessment software will assess the threat posed by the citizen who is critical of the regime. A retrospective approach is not the only possibility of course. A political threat profile could be maintained that gets continually updated with the latest movements, utterances, and purchasing decisions. -- FuturePundit: Government Total Recall On Past Communications

Posted by gerardvanderleun at December 28, 2011 11:28 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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Ya know, what really bothers me is that DHS/SEIU will finally discover my (long defunct) Stumbler blog and read my unkind (but witty!) posts anent the new president-elect.

Shooting home invaders wearing badges kinda goes against the grain. Just bury me under the Gadsden flag please.

Posted by: GAgator at December 28, 2011 4:35 PM

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