Originally Posted by C.C.Sinned
and thanks to the patriot act, "big brother is watching you" much more than most people fathom.
it existed way before Patriot Act happened. All thanks to J. Edgar Hoover who was very obsessive of record keeping (unhealthy obsession that is....). Patriot Acts only authorized agencies to monitor American citizens and some without warrants and to suspend their Constitutional rights if needed to.... assuming that they're suspected of terrorism.