USPS Data Mining - Coming Soon?

USPS Data Mining - Coming Soon?

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    USPS Data Mining - Coming Soon?

    Great... Just what we need, more junk mail, and less privacy.

    The USPS wants to mine and sell data about your mail | The Daily Caller
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    Well this would let everyone know what kind of magazines (guns) you get and it could give groups like Bloomy's a list of who to target.
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    Why do you think gmail is a free service?
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    Do they not have a duty under the 4th Amendment to maintain our privacy?
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    Quote Originally Posted by CanuckQue View Post
    Why do you think gmail is a free service?
    Postal service is not.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jaeger View Post
    Do they not have a duty under the 4th Amendment to maintain our privacy?
    I would think so, but if not, it's still a sad day in America when the federal government is mining your personal information and using it to make a profit. What's next, the IRS or the Dept. of HHS selling our info to the highest bidder?
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    IMO the 4th has been pretty much "Dead" since the first "Patriot Act" (ironic misnomer) and declined far more since.......
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    Quote Originally Posted by Aceoky View Post
    IMO the 4th has been pretty much "Dead" since the first "Patriot Act" (ironic misnomer) and declined far more since.......
    Agreed.

    If you're on the grid, you have zero privacy.
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