Real ID and the Fight Against Terrorism

Found this site and blog post while meandering around the internet and this struck me as funny enough to want to post about it.

When the Patriot Act was enacted, privacy advocates lamented that the government could check your library records; if you’re worried about that, why weren’t you concerned that those personally-identifiable records are kept by the library in the first place? I know, I know — if you’re afraid to get and use your library card, the terrorists win, and why you checked-out that copy of How to Fly a Jetliner Without Knowing How to Take-Off or Land is your own business. My point is simply that data about us is everywhere and is accumulating in ways we don’t necessarily comprehend or appreciate; anonymity is a functional impossibility.

How to Fly a Jetliner Without Knowing How to Take-Off or Land! Hilarious!

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