and the
Citizens Economic Research Foundation


Post Office Box 408  ●  Peabody, Massachusetts   01960  ●   (508) 384-0100

High Tech and the Age of Intrusion
by Chip Ford

Bigger Monster, Weaker Chains:
The Growth of an American Surveillance Society

January 15, 2003
ACLU Technology and Liberty Program

Commentary on Big Brother's arrival  (Dec 3, 2002)
Security, at any price? by Barbara Anderson  (Nov 25, 2002)
Feds plan massive database to track all citizens  (Nov 17, 2002)
National ID Card only a step away, if that  (Jan 14, 2002)
National ID Killed by U.S. House - Rep. Ron Paul  (Oct 1, 1999)
U.S. Congressman Ron Paul introduces the Freedom and Privacy Restoration Act of 1999
"Monitoring Law-Abiding Citizens" - Proposed New "Know Your Customer" Banking Requirements and Reporting Coming !
Your 'secret' Social Security number will soon reveal all about you
Background on the Social Security Number; Origin and Uses.
Congress Won't Delay Medical IDs. (Associated Press)
"Your I.D. Card . . . Please!" by Chip Ford
Congress's Secret Plan to get Our Medical Records, by Phyllis Schlafly
National ID Card Put On Hold -- For Now. . .
"Nobody's business, " by William Safire, New York Times (Jan 8, 1998)


Public Law 104-208:  Improvements in Identification-Related Documents
H.R. 2281:   Collections of Information Privacy Act
H.R. 4250:   Confidentiality of Protected Health Information