April 24, 2024

W’s Use of Phone Records

Apparently there are more uses for Americans’ phone records than tracking down terrorists.

I can’t say I’m surprised.  This is exactly why this sort of data shouldn’t be accumulated by the government in the first place.  Once these archives are in place, it’s incredibly easy for them to be misused.  SQL, anyone?

Today we’re backtracking Brian Ross’ calls to government officials, tomorrow it’s your calls to 1-900-babe.  Dial the wrong number and reach a “person of interest” and your life could get interesting.


Marc is a software developer, writer, and part-time political know-it-all who currently resides in Texas in the good ol' U.S.A.

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