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2013-07-04 -Land of the Free
U.S. Postal Service Logging All Mail for Law Enforcement
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Posted by Fred 2013-07-04 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [451 views ]  Top

#1 "U.S. Postal Service Logging All Mail for Law Enforcement"

Is that like "The U.S. Internal Revenue Service tracks your tea party donations for tax collection purposes"? Hmmm, no possibility of abuse there.~
Posted by Cholugum Thrart9772 2013-07-04 09:22||   2013-07-04 09:22|| Front Page Top

#2 Are they logging all that junk mail too?

Monitoring of mails, emails, websites visited and phone calls has got to be the most stultifying, boring job of all time. Most likely there are misses and FAs too. It would tend to make one begin to consider making up stuff just to liven up the job.
Posted by JohnQC 2013-07-04 10:35||   2013-07-04 10:35|| Front Page Top

If so, why are you content to allow corporations run by punks in hoodies to gather vastly more, and more intimate, personal info about you - and then SELL that info to data merchants like Acxiom and the credit scoring companies - than any US gov't entity will ever have? How so?

Given that governments and not the private sector have committed nearly all of the horrible atrocities of the past hundred or so years, Lex - over 100 million dead in the leftist world (USSR, Maoist China, and their various counterparts) and another fifteen million or so due to big-government right of center groups like the Nazis - why do you have so much trust in government and see the private sector as being inherently evil to the point where you want to regulate it to death and make it subservient to the state (instead of the opposite, which is what the founders envisioned)?
Posted by no mo uro 2013-07-04 13:02||   2013-07-04 13:02|| Front Page Top

#4 Mods....this comment was supposed to be on th thread for land of the free. Any chance of moving it?

Posted by no mo uro 2013-07-04 13:03||   2013-07-04 13:03|| Front Page Top

#5 I'd like to know what kind of scanner; just taking a picture or do they have some accessories?
Posted by swksvolFF 2013-07-04 13:03||   2013-07-04 13:03|| Front Page Top

#6 machine reads on snail mails for address, zip code, etc. for routing. Simple matter to scan and retain who it's from as well.
Posted by Frank G 2013-07-04 13:46||   2013-07-04 13:46|| Front Page Top

#7 Frank G, if the envelope doesn't have a return address, how can the PO determine who the letter is from?

Thinking I will stop putting return addresses on my mail from now on.
Posted by Rambler in Virginia 2013-07-04 13:57||   2013-07-04 13:57|| Front Page Top

#8 then they just go by Postmark
Posted by Frank G 2013-07-04 14:29||   2013-07-04 14:29|| Front Page Top

#9 Frank G, if the envelope doesn't have a return address, how can the PO determine who the letter is from?

Thinking I will stop putting return addresses on my mail from now on.

Don't be crazy! Then they'll open it and read it to Lex!
Posted by Shipman 2013-07-04 16:03||   2013-07-04 16:03|| Front Page Top

#10 If it was printed with a LaserJet or DeskJet the watermarks and unique dots (tied to serial #) will rat you out.

These dots really tick me off when I am trying to make some slides for 3D scanning. It adds error and noise to my imaging hardware.
Posted by 3dc 2013-07-04 16:12||   2013-07-04 16:12|| Front Page Top

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