Add to the linked info the work of Google, Apple, and others on collecting and datamining all online activity.
Barring total sociotechnological collapse, the future is not going to be a fun place for privacy lovers. The genie isn’t going back into the bottle, either.
startpage.com would seem to offer some degree of hindrance to Google’s data mining. Check it out.
You know that argument is getting fairly worn, do people ever get tired of setting up and knocking down straw men?
I do not see anyone suggesting this has been done flawlessly or even well for that matter and they certainly do not keep their aims secret even if they are sugar coated.
Using your logic the Apollo program, DvDs, the USS Enterprise, and the Holocaust are evidence of a successful conspiracy. Doesn’t make much sense does it.
Evil does what it does but not all if it is unplanned and certainly not unguided.
I agree with your remarks re: Tweeting, etc. But here we are, using and doing that blog/Internet thing, the same as those folks Tweeter-types you highlight in your remarks.
We can’t go back to those “Happy Days”.
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