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US Senate passes USA Freedom Act – a long lip service to NSA reforms

John Smith 19 Gold badge


"I am fairly sure that nothing like that is going to happen in the USA or UK anytime soon, but be careful what you wish for eh???

Food for thought."

3 points you might like to keep in mind.

The last 2 UK censuses were not down to the "house" level, but the individual person.

The data was processed by a subsidiary of Lockheed Martin, so would be subject to THE PATRIOT Act.

The data is neutral. But once it's collected what are the limits on what it's used for?

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