If every single company is doing the same thing then you don't have any choice.Originally Posted by Goobieman
So should I take that as an acceptance of the right of health insurers to genetically profile you, and employers to use your previous arrests (not convictions) against you?Originally Posted by Goobieman
Hell, why stop with the establishments where you use your credit card? Maybe they should ALSO use data from establishments where you paid by check or used a different credit card. And why only collect data on customers? There are hundreds of millions of POTENTIAL customers to collect data on also! Hell, let's find out where people spend CASH too! Perhaps the credit card companies can partner with private businesses, so that you'll have to give your SSN if you want to pay cash for a stick of gum at the local Speedway. After all, you still have a choice. Even if all credit card companies are collecting information on you and all other companies are supplying them with the information, you still have the choice to live in a mud hut and barter with your neighbors. As a wise man once said: It might not be as easy as you might like; there is a price for convenience.
Is there no limit to the invasions of privacy which you will tolerate, as long as they are perpetrated by corporations instead of governments?