Our government is pursuing multiple tracking items. An IRS proposal to track meager sized bank accounts, and now “keyword warrants” that could delve into even some of the most mundane. Thoughtcrime is coming to our doorsteps, where innocuous terms could be used against us, just because we searched for them. I’ll talk about this in more details in a segment in the coming weeks. It’s chilling what the DHS uses as “terrorist watchwords”, a number of which I’ve used here on the show many times.
The U.S. government is reportedly secretly issuing warrants for Google to provide user data on anyone typing in certain search terms, raising fears that innocent online users could get caught up in serious crime investigations at a greater frequency than previously thought.