And while there may be times when this is appropriate what Canada has done tying it in with a loss of a motor vehicle license is not always appropriate.
Verey and I then moved on to a topic near and dear to my heart,not because I love it but because I despise it and what it can do to us as a society. The idea that fully annonomized data can track us no matter what is scary and I believe most people are not aware of the connections that can be drawn by simple data points.
I am really saddened by the new electronic police state and how it affects innocent people at the border,nothing to hide = nothing to fear is the exact wrong idea to have in my opinion.
Then we moved onto a topic I am sure would have made Jeannie sad,I know it did me. The people of Newton Massachusettes now have no protection from the prying eyes of drones.
I decided we needed to talk about Hitlary Clinton and her book a bit. Since she is now an author I guess she thinks she is fit to critique classic literature now,however most people myself disagree with her interpertation of 1984. But then again propaganda is in the eye of the beholder I guess.
Then Verey and I talked seriously about the problems with the justice system in Colorado.
I discussed the troubling trend for the DOJ to demand information about protestors from Facebook. You have the absolute right to protest publicly and you should not be browbeaten for your political beliefs.
A U.S. telecom's screw up endangers people without the ability to use normal 911 service.
I read a story I found fascinating about how our data runs the internet. What do you think your data is worth?
The last story we focused on was the way we overmonitor our children.