Friday, 24 February 2012

Garbage Men and Librarians

With the Tories here in Canada pushing ahead with their "lawful access" policy, where law enforcement would essentially have unfettered access to our web browsing history, I began thinking about, of all things, garbage collectors and librarians.  I think, if they were even remotely interested, they would be able to infer a great deal about our interests, habits, tastes and maybe vocations by what we throw out and what we borrow from the library.

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