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Libraries and the FBI

I hope you have all been paying attention because, according to the Patriot Act, the FBI can stroll into your local public library and request to see any records they may have on your reading and/or Internet searching habits.  Most libraries try very hard to keep only limited information so they won’t have much to offer should the FBI show up. 

Also of note, libraries are not allowed to tell you the FBI has been there snooping around.  For that reason, libraries have come up with some ingenious solutions to this problem. 

Although a bit subtle, if you are paying attention, this sign would tell you everything you needed to know:

You might think this is no longer happening, but you’d be wrong.  This article from Wired Blog Network tells you all you need to know about how the government is secretly collecting information on innocent Americans.


August 21, 2008 - Posted by | Books, Libraries, Miscellaneous | , , ,

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