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PRIVACY, TECHNOLOGY, AND FREEDOM NEWS UPDATE

by bwardell on March 12, 2010

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Hi, All:

Big Brother has unfortunately been very busy this week. Here are some of the jaw-dropping news stories I covered on my radio show and have discussed on other programs across the country.

In freedom, K.A.

p.s. You can find my radio archives here:
http://www.katherinealbrecht.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=20&Itemid=129

The CDC used shopper card data to track down food-borne illness I cut my teeth as an activist on shopper card privacy back in 1999, and I did my Harvard dissertation on the topic. So it’s no surprise the AP quoted me in this news story featured today on Drudge. This development bodes ill for the future of private food shopping.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100311/ap_on_sc/us_shopper_card_sleuths

The biometric worker ID card – Just two steps from a chip in your hand First a national ID card. Then RFID spychipped national IDs, like they now have in China. After that? The chip gets implanted in YOU.

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2010/03/10/immigration-reform-effort-emerges-new-senate/

“Cancer-chips” claim two more doggie victims Our AntiChips organization (www.Antichips.com ) is about to issue a press release revealing about two MORE verified cases of cancer in dogs that appeared around implanted microchips. One dog sadly died last month, the other is undergoing intensive chemotherapy.

Mandatory chip implants for all dogs in England The British government wants all dogs in the UK numbered and implanted  – or their owners will be punished.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/mar/09/dangerous-dogs-microchips-insurance/

Our bestselling documentary “Shadow Government” is now even easier to get! Now available for phone orders at 1-800-End-Time, or signed copies available here:

http://www.katherinealbrecht.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3362&Itemid=94

(They are signed by me, since I was the film’s Supervising Producer)

Deadline to comment on Electronic Health Records is Monday The rule-making comment period for this particular phase is set to expire on March 15, 2010 @ 17:00 ET.   Here is the link to submit public comments:

http://www.regulations.gov/search/Regs/home.html#submitComment?R=0900006480a7c4a8

This news update is brought to you by STARTPAGE, the world’s most private search engine www.Startpage.com Unlike Google, Yahoo, and Bing, Startpage does not store your IP address or make a record of your searches. “Privacy is our business. Your searches aren’t. Start protecting your privacy with Startpage.” www.Startpage.com

Flashback: Google Dossiers on US Citizens Make KGB Files Look Like Kindergarten The Solution? Stop using Google, Yahoo, and Bing, and switch to Startpage.com, the private search engine alternative.

http://www.wnd.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.printable&pageId=123391

ABOUT CASPIAN

CASPIAN (Consumers Against Supermarket Privacy Invasion and Numbering) is a grass-roots consumer group fighting retail surveillance schemes since 1999 and irresponsible RFID use since 2002. With thousands of members in all 50 U.S. states and over 30 countries worldwide, CASPIAN seeks to educate consumers about marketing strategies that invade their privacy and encourage privacy-conscious shopping habits across the retail spectrum.

http://www.spychips.com/
http://www.antichips.com/
http://www.nocards.org/

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