Privacy Rights – Big Brother’s Bumbling
by: Richard A. Chapo
The General Accounting Office has reported the federal government is ignoring individual privacy rights of citizens. Not only is it ignoring guidelines, the actions being taken may server to put your privacy at more risk of being violated.
Government Run Amuck
Five federal agencies are charged with using electronic data mining tools to track terrorist, catch criminals and prevent general fraudulent behavior. In using these tools, the agencies are supposed to fall a set of guidelines designed to protect your privacy. None of the agencies are doing so. In fact, they are doing just the opposite.
According to the GAO, the five federal agencies repeatedly failed to follow guidelines...