Mar 232012

Data may be compiled on ordinary US citizens and retained for years, without any connection to terrorism, under new rules approved by the Obama administration.

The data are to be saved because, according to one official quoted in the story linked above, one really never knows what might become useful. With that reasoning, there is really nothing about you that the government can’t compile and save. But don’t worry, they’ll find a way to use it someday.

 Posted by at 5:48 am on March 23, 2012