Sunday, July 7, 2013

Is the Postal Service logging your mail for law enforcement?

U.S. Postal Service Logging All Mail for Law Enforcement

"... was targeted by a longtime surveillance system called mail covers, a forerunner of a vastly more expansive effort, the Mail Isolation Control and Tracking program, in which Postal Service computers photograph the exterior of every piece of paper mail that is processed in the United States — about 160 billion pieces last year. It is not known how long the government saves the images. ..."   


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