Re: The End of Privacy ?

davelook (
Thu, 2 Jul 1998 21:27:01 -0400

> wrote:
>> No, you missed the point of that part of the article. The author didn't
>> track as in note when and where you used your government ID card (since
>> government would OF COURSE be aware of when and where you used it,
>> excluding the use of it for entrance into clubs or such) but meant that
>> government could actually track your movements even when you didn't use
>Worrying about your magnetic strips being tracked in this fashion is silly.
>However, if you carry a cell phone with you, you are in fact being
>tracked by a large and pervasive computer system under the control of a
>large and pervasive organization. So what?

"So what?" You're kidding, right? You don't the thought of Big Brother tracking your every move?