Winooski - 7:54 pm on Feb 20, 2006 (gmt 0) If you're entertaining thoughts like "it can't happen here", I'm begging you to please read George Orwell's 1984 carefully.
(Sorry if this is a little off-topic.)
It's sort of funny in a sad way. Part of me wants to always pretend there is a government agent seated beside me, taking notes on what websites I visit, what PPC campaigns I start, and who I write e-mails to.
I'd say that's exactly the way we all should be thinking when we communicate electronically, especially via Internet.
...Then I think... you know, one day I'll be dead, and none of this will matter, so... why get all caught up in that negative conspiratorial type of thinking?
Are you truly that confident your government would never use its surveillance of you against you for arbitrary or immoral reasons? If you could ask a citizen of Egypt, North Korea, or China, what would they think about the matter?
If you're entertaining thoughts like "it can't happen here", I'm begging you to please read George Orwell's 1984 carefully.