Comment: Like every other oppressive

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Like every other oppressive

Like every other oppressive tool in the USG tool box, it's all about money and control a.k.a. force.
This drag net is the ultimate "public private" partnership. There's something to attract and appease everyone;
"You like national security? We got national security."
"You like safe banking? We got safe banking."
"You want tailored discount coupons? We got coupons just for you."
"You like trending stuff? We got trending stuff."

My California contacts love all the tracking and mind reading retailers do.

How Retail Stores Track You Using Your Smartphone (and How to Stop It)
When you walk into a brick and mortar retail store like a Nordstrom, Cabela, or even Family Dollar, you're being tracked around the store. Not by an over-suspicious security guard, but by the store's wireless network, using your phone's Wi-Fi. The store then uses your phone to track you around the store, determine if you're a repeat visitor, see what departments you visit, and more. Here's how they do it, and how to stop them.