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View Diary: Proto-Fascist Infrastructure: The NSA, Booz Allen, Unysis, Verizon... And The Koch Bros. (158 comments)

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  •  and my position is that no one should (2+ / 0-)
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    Ray Pensador, mrkvica

    have any of this information, ever.

    it is too much power.  it doesn't matter whose hands hold those reins.  

    on the other hand an alien species could do a nice anthropological study on us after uploading all the data.

    •  In an ideal world I agree (0+ / 0-)

      But they have it, and they will have more and more of it. That's just the facts.

      Last week SCOTUS approved DNA databases. On the one hand, they are far more accurate than fingerprints. On the other, they contain hints and seeds of our frailties. So that database can be purchased, hacked or stolen and provided to employers, who no longer hire anyone with a gene for breast cancer or Huntington's, because they can.

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