Thursday, November 13, 2008

It's For Your Own Good-- and I've Got Some Land to Sell You, Too

Today, much to my dismay, there is another sign of the times. Equifax is launching a beta test of a new secure way for Americans to--- what?

The I-card is being touted as the next best thing to sliced bread and butter in the world of computer safety and protecting your identity. If you buy into this line of thought, it's much better for you to trust a company, one company, to protect you. Yeah, right.

Sounds like another way into taking away my privacy. Sounds like Big Brother is really watching us. Sounds like it could be ripe for abuse by those who would harm us. Sounds like??

You be the judge. You can find the story on the Toxic Treadmill.

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