... and librarians get recruited to spy


A Short But Sweet Editorial from the Detroit Free Press continues to beat the drum against The Patriot Act.
They say the government needs to be able to track terrorists who might use public facilities and computers to formulate plans. But citizens ought to be able to read and research without worrying that the government is tracking their every curiousity.
They also add, the Patriot Act makes library patrons the former and librarians the latter. This kind of government snooping should at least require probable cause -- and leave librarians out of the domestic espionage loop.

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