DNA Submissions Now Mandatory For USA Civilians, You Are Next

grarpamp grarpamp at gmail.com
Wed Feb 20 21:05:48 PST 2019


One by one, thresholds are being crossed where the collection and
storage of personal data is accepted as routine. Being recorded by
cameras at business locations, in public transportation, in schools,
churches, and every other place imaginable. Recent headlines include
"Singapore Airlines having cameras built into the seat back of
personal entertainment systems," and "Arizona considering a bill to
force some public workers to give up DNA samples (and even pay for
it)." It seems to be a daily occurrence where we have crossed another
line in how far we will go to accept massive surveillance as normal.
Do we even have a line the sand that we would defend? Do we even see
anything wrong with it? Absolute power corrupts absolutely and we
continue to give knowledge of our personal lives (power) to others. If
we continue down the same path, I suppose we deserve what we get? I
want to shout "Stop the train, I want off!" but I fear my plea would
be ignored. So who out there is more optimistic than I and can
recommend some reading that will give me hope? Bill 1475 was
introduced by Republican State Senator David Livingston and would
require teachers, police officers, child day care workers, and many
others to submit their DNA samples along with fingerprints to be
stored in a database maintained by the Department of Public Safety.
"While the database would be prohibited from storing criminal or
medical records alongside the DNA samples, it would require the
samples be accompanied by the person's name, Social Security number,
date of birth and last known address," reports Gizmodo. "The living
will be required to pay a $250 processing fee for this invasion of
their privacy, but any dead body that comes through a county medical
examiner's office would also be fair game to be entered into the

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