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Name: rmoline

From: Minnesota

Bio: Ex Pro. Ballroom Dance Instruct, Navy Nuclear Engineer, Currently working in MIS Dept.

Area of Expertise: Technology Developer/Administrator

Topic: Privacy

Headline: Mass Delusion is like a warm, comfortable blanket....

Nutshell: Lack of privacy arrives in a deep way as more and more information is shared on the 'net.

Vision: With the ever increasing use of online databases, spyware, and the # of increasing households linked on the 'net, the days of hiding in shadows will be an illusion. The only way to avoid tracking is to excuse yourself from any kind of electronic tranfer. In short, the only way to be completely secure is to live in a cave with no contact with the outside world. No money in banks. No utilities. No medical care. No driving license. Making purchases only with cash, though having a job will be difficult.

Date Submitted: 11/12/2004

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