[Homestead] Our digital trail - "Orwellian future"
bobford79 at yahoo.com
Mon Dec 1 13:36:26 EST 2008
I use asteriks in swear words , lynn ;-) ...........bobf
--- On Mon, 12/1/08, Lynn Wigglesworth <lynnw1366 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> From: Lynn Wigglesworth <lynnw1366 at hotmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [Homestead] Our digital trail - "Orwellian future"
> To: homestead at lists.ibiblio.org
> Date: Monday, December 1, 2008, 11:30 AM
> > think the general disagreement here is public vs.
> private information.
> IMO, it started with something as simple as sharing
> mailing lists for
> gardening catalogs and there is really no end in sight. I
> respect that
> you don't believe it will go as far as I think it will,
> and for you
> personally, you may fare better than the average Joe
> because of where
> you live and how you live...you are probably outside of
> that 100 miles
> >from the coast/border thing, too.
> I do care about important infringements, but I can't
> get too worked up about
> "they might" or "they can", when there
> is no proof that they ARE doing it.
> As I said in another post, my grocery store's website
> swears that they never
> share (give or sell) customer information from the
> My point was that some people are so afraid that
> 'they' are collecting
> information and can "get" them, that they
> won't even spell out Patriot Act
> in an email, let alone fight against it (I don't mean
> to pick on you, Bob,
> but you are the most obvious). Once we lose freedom of
> speech, whether
> through laws or fear of government reprisal, they've
> got us where they want
> Today I sent more emails to all my reps telling them that I
> don't want
> uniformed military acting (againt federal law) inside the
> US. I also gave
> them my opinion of Homeland Security, and how it is taking
> away personal
> liberties and shouldn't be backed up by armed military.
> Watching for black
> Lynn Wigglesworth
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