Knowledge is Power: How the NSA bulk data seizure program is like gun registration You may have been following the NSA bulk data seizure program in the news - well not non-main stream news. But this article points out how that very program could lead to gun confiscation. The author uses - "registration" but to confiscate you need to know where. The other story which is a bit obtuse but I think still on point, NSA or not, our data is in the hands of many. OfficeMax puts 'daughter killed in car crash' on letter to grieving dad - NY Daily News If private data mining companies are putting together this kind of information, what is to keep your local political class from buying such lists - lists which may reveal what firearms you have? I though maybe this post might fit better with the preppers, or off topic, but ... Your representatives need to hear from you. We are citizens, not subjects.