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 US to store passenger data for 15 years
US to store passenger data for 15 years
The personal data of millions of passengers who fly between the US and Europe, including credit card details, phone numbers and home addresses, may be stored by the US Department of Homeland Security for 15 years, according to a draft agreement between Washington and Brussels leaked to the Guardian. picked by midnightbliss10 5 months ago
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 cecilber...
5 months ago
Probably a good idea, so they can go back and piece together information should the need ever arise.
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 DoggySpe...
5 months ago
« cecilberman : Probably a good idea, so they can go back and piece together information should the need ever arise.
I find this wholely inefficient. The more data you gather, the harder it is to track. It is better do more specific tracking, which is faster and in many cases more accurate.
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 cecilber...
5 months ago
« DoggySpew : I find this wholely inefficient. The more data you gather, the harder it is to track. It is better do more specific tracking, which is faster and in many cases more accurate.
Huh? Storing data is easy. Having the data available when you need it is infinitely more efficient than trying to piece it together after the fact.
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 Bornbad
5 months ago
Big brother is watching...now more than ever.
*but who is watching big brother?*
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