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Obama: DNA registry is 'right thing'

http://www.politico.com

President Barack Obama’s embrace of a national database to store the DNA of people arrested but not necessarily convicted of a crime is heartening to backers of the policy but disappointing to criminal-justice reformers, who view it as an invasion of privacy.

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Created by Takeshi Kovacs 4 years 5 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 5 weeks ago
Category: Control Freaks   Tags:
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ID Card for Workers Is at Center of Immigration Plan

http://online.wsj.com

Lawmakers working to craft a new comprehensive immigration bill have settled on a way to prevent employers from hiring illegal immigrants: a national biometric identification card all American workers would eventually be required to obtain.

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Created by stuntmantdave 4 years 5 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 5 weeks ago
Category: Nanny State   Tags:
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Free market snitch MLM

http://www.narcthatcar.com

These guys are building a data base of lisence plates and where they were seen. They sell data to banks, repo guys, fleet companies and, oh yeah, LAW ENFORCEMENT AND GOVERNMENT!

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Created by KDus 4 years 5 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 5 weeks ago
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"Global Criminal Compliance Handbook"

http://blogs.computerworld.com

Leaked Microsoft intelligence document: Here's what Microsoft will reveal to police about you

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Created by Lothar 4 years 7 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 7 weeks ago
Category: Police State   Tags:
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School used student laptop webcams to spy on them at school and home

http://www.boingboing.net

The laptops issued to high-school students in the well-heeled Philly suburb have webcams that can be covertly activated by the schools' administrators, who have used this facility to spy on students and even their families.

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Created by Neal Conner 4 years 8 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 8 weeks ago
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Report: FBI Broke the law to obtain 2,000+ phone records

http://www.msnbc.msn.com

The FBI violated the law in collecting thousands of U.S. telephone records during the Bush administration, according to a report published on Tuesday. Once again, Government proves that it can never be trusted to actually follow its own rules and regulations.

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Created by theCelestrian 4 years 12 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 12 weeks ago
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3 condoms and you're a whore rule

http://womensrights.change.org

If you carry 3 or more condoms and you're a woman in dc, it means you are a prostitute according to police.

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Created by eddylu 4 years 14 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 13 weeks ago
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Tax Cheats Being Nabbed On Facebook And MySpace

http://www.lockergnome.com

Local and state tax collectors have added a new tool to their arsenal to locate tax cheats. The agencies have gone to Facebook and MySpace looking for those who have failed in paying their share of taxes. According to one report the tax collecting agencies are finding it a great tool in locating those who post their profiles and share their location, new job status and how much they are making.

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Created by johnson 4 years 32 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 29 weeks ago
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