[ExI] Weird!? - He's not on Facebook
pharos at gmail.com
Wed Feb 1 19:17:26 UTC 2017
On 1 February 2017 at 17:51, William Flynn Wallace wrote:
> I just don't care what they know about me, my friends, where I shop and what
> I buy - so far that has been beneficial to me, in that suggestions for what
> to buy next has been great. I can't see that anyone who is not a tax evader
> or other criminal of some sort has anything to fear.
> There is frankly a lot of paranoia about this and I don't see where any of
> it is justified. What can be done could be enormously evil. It's a tool at
> the other end of the scale from the hammer. And it is now a fact of life and
> will not go away - period.
I think you might be making the mistake that just because (at the
moment) surveillance doesn't appear to affect you personally then it doesn't
affect anyone. Companies and governments are not spending billions on
tracking everything they can because it doesn't have any affect.
Firstly, they are attempting to control people and make them dutiful
consumers. Then they cross-link them to other contacts and
associations. (Guilt by association).
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