Look around you, your life has become an open book. Think privacy is guaranteed in the US Constitution? Well, if it is not spelled out clearly, at least court decisions agree it is implicit. But when did any judicial decision protect the rights of individuals for any length of time? When the powers that be decide that their interests require, the collection and use of the three I’s - integral information intrusion - we all lose our intimacy. The real world is comprised of some very wicked and sinister forces that claim they are guardians of your trust. Their conduct demands full disclosure of your most personal and intimate details. Why is this necessary? Surely, it isn’t essential!
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