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Tax on Vehicle Miles Traveled Gains Support, but Raises Orwellian Questions

October 25, 2010

"If you think about it, you'll realize that your location history indicates where you sleep, where you work, who you sleep with, who you go to business meetings with, where you go to church, what political meetings you attend, what nightclubs you go to," said Peter Eckersley, senior staff technologist with the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

"These facts about people are astonishingly sensitive. And we don't want to build a permanent tracking system for those by accident," he said.

Thursday, October 7, 2010
New York Times

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