Orwell’s book was a book ahead of its time. At a different time, his book could have been dismissed as a psychedelic fantasy. Today, he is just a step behind the reality in which we live. Verizon is sharing telephone records. The Department of Justice is monitoring journalists, and the IRS is playing games with those who seek nonprofit status. People pulled over for a minor traffic violation will have to submit fingerprints to find out if they have broken other laws. Big Brother is alive and well in too many layers of our lives. Read more...
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Congress Must Hold Hearings On Sweeping Surveillance (FCN, 01-11-2010)
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