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Electronic Privacy is the New
21st Century Battleground:
Why We Must Fight Back

Canada Free Press, by Kelly OConnell

Original Article

Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 12/3/2012 1:38:52 AM

With the advent of the Electronic Age mankind has seen increasing breakthroughs of communications and entertainment utterly unthinkable a century ago. Along with these advances though comes the ability of government to increasingly track the emails, cell calls, and online activities of countless Americans with increasing ease. In fact, we are being spied on routinely—a fact which is occasionally noted but hardly ever protested in our increasingly complacent, civil-rights illiterate and government-trusting populace. But is our reaction wise? Could not these new government “duties” backfire upon us?

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I will be the first to admit from suffering from some latent form of paranoia. But, when you see that something as inane as Facebook becomes the battleground of teens and reason for termination from a job for adults, something is screwy with our "privacy." Add the fact that images can be "photo-shopped" to fool experts [see 0bama birth-certificate] and you begin to realize how an electronic world of ones and zeros can be easily manipulated against anyone and accessed by those in control of content.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 12/3/2012 2:54:31 AM     (No. 9045260)

There is something wrong in society when We the People can´t see the prez´s records, but an unknown company can reject your check at the supermarket because of your ´pattern´ of shopping habits that they can´t explain.

There is something wrong when you call a company and they have access to all of your info based on that phone number.

Then there is the TsA. G-d save US all.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: belwhatter, 12/3/2012 3:51:53 AM     (No. 9045288)

Many of these technology break throughs have been presented for the positive aspects and as time goes by we discover the unpleasant negatives - all these tracking devices that can help locate lost /stranded people can also be used against our right to pricvacy. The worst part is the tracking devices that we seem to have already acquired unwittingly - as in RFID and smart meter chips, google earth street views.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Trigger2, 12/3/2012 6:00:18 AM     (No. 9045330)

When you get a free moment, read Jeffrey Deaver´s "The Blue Nowhere".

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Spidey, 12/3/2012 7:33:23 AM     (No. 9045426)

The government couldn´t care less about what or foreign enemies are doing,they´re spying on Americans for any signs of insurrection. They know half this country hates what´s going on and at some point there will be a tipping point.

Obama´s pretending to be a conventional president but he has big plans behind the scenes.Even raising over a billion from domestic and foreign sources weren´t enough for this guy to win an honest election.Not to mention the lapdog media doing his bidding.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Libertygal, 12/3/2012 7:59:34 AM     (No. 9045459)

The worst thing you could ever do is have the attitude, I am not doing anything wrong, so I am not worried.

I was a bit stressed seeing the FB button added. I know this is a business, but never been on FB, never will be. Don´t like the association much.

Saw this happen on another favorite site, and it went dowhill, fast.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: nonsense, 12/3/2012 9:11:30 AM     (No. 9045609)

Will the techie youth be fighting this battle? Conflict of interest. Freedom or Leftism?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: bob913, 12/3/2012 9:36:01 AM     (No. 9045672)

Go to google then click on Images.
Drag and drop a photo in the search field.

It will find a match in seconds with a name attached. Works pretty well.
All your photos online say at Facebook are now public forever.

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