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Response to JDPriestly (Reply #28)

Fri Jun 28, 2013, 03:17 AM

29. "How can you be free ...

... when your government knows who you call, when and how long you talk (or text)?

How does the government "know" who I call? Because my phone records - along with MILLIONS of phone records - are being compiled somewhere?

That's like saying the people who publish phone books "know" something about each individual listed therein. Name, address, phone number - there for all to see. And yet the average phone book printer, distributor, owner "knows" NOTHING about the people whose info is right there, in black and white, easily accessed.

I never felt threatened by the phone book that landed with a thud on my porch every twelve months. And I don't feel threatened now.

I'm one needle in a haystack of mammoth proportions, as are you. And if you think anyone, anywhere, is the least bit interested in "knowing" who you called and for how long, you are either paranoid in the extreme, or you have a sense of self-importance to beat the band.

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