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Digital tracking of people by the Feds

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by ATCclears, Feb 15, 2012.

  1. ATCclears

    ATCclears Seattle area, WA Well-Known Member

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  2. drew

    drew OR Well-Known Member

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    I don't see where that software said anything about reporting to feds. It looks like it pulls and manages lists of people to question doing business with them.

    I'm guessing it just maintains a database with people on various lists and provides interfaces to see if a potential customer is a match.

    This doesn't surprise me that a product is available with so many countries and govt entities creating these lists.
     
  3. Redcap

    Redcap Lewis County, WA Well-Known Member

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    Things like this are very easily defeated.
     
  4. PreviaDrifter

    PreviaDrifter Oregon Member

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    Everything is tracked and cataloged these days.
     
  5. caden08

    caden08 washougal Member

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    How? Just curious not trying to start a debate. I opt out of using google, carful what and where I post. But things are archived DEEP so even deleting history,cookies, temp files ect, won't protect you.
     
  6. moose

    moose northwet coast Well-Known Member

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    You are a IP and MAC address. Cleaning your computer of cookies and temp files is meaningless.

    Consider using TOR. Misdirection has been and always will be the key to subterfuge.

    Personally I don't care what the .gov thinks of me or what I do.
     
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  7. dustinm

    dustinm The BEAVER State Member

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    Honestly, if they want to follow where I go on the internet they are going to get pretty bored. I feel sorry for whoever was assigned that desk job. Besides northwestfirearms, Ebay and the local news my web use is nauseating.
     
  8. supergenius

    supergenius 206 Active Member

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    Tell you what, theres ALOT dirtier than that going on. Trust me.
     
  9. ATCclears

    ATCclears Seattle area, WA Well-Known Member

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    My original posting and the link were misunderstood by some.

    This is not about tracking your Internet use, but rather mass reporting into the Feds by various companies. Think every airline, every bank, every credit-card company, every healthcare company, etc. It may or may not include your detailed activity, but it certainly includes "yes, Joe Smith has an account here" or "yes, Joe Smith is a user of our services".

    Peter
     
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  10. Redcap

    Redcap Lewis County, WA Well-Known Member

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    There are a multitude of ways and most of them aren't particularly difficult. Using TOR is of the easiest.