by J. D. Heyes, Natural News:
In the digital age, when governments including ours are increasingly concerned about waging the next war, in large part, via the Internet, Americans’ constitutional right to privacy seems a quaint anachronism. Successive presidential administrations, as well as Congress, appear to have ceded complete control to the intelligence community when it comes to deciding not when, but if, such protections are even warranted, and all in the name of “national security.”
What’s worse, though, is that American technology companies appear ready, willing and able to assist in the constitutional usurpation; one such company is Apple.
According to Business Insider, the tech giant and media company is considering a new technology that would enable storage of customers’ biometric data, like fingerprints, in the iCloud, ostensibly to enable “next-generation” payment methods.
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