CAPS LIKE WHOA (jc) wrote,

  • Mood:

Way to fuck up the tourism industry, people

Hey, this little tidbit wasn't there before.
US-VISIT will collect information on foreign visitors’ arrivals and departures – date, nationality, classification, and biometric identifiers. The information will be stored in databases maintained by DHS and the Department of State as part of an individual’s travel record. The current plan is to maintain the data for up to 100 years, but that is being reviewed to ensure that we only retain the data as long as needed. [Emphasis mine.]
So if I visit the US, even under the visa waiver program, they have me on file for a fucking century? Fuck that.
Tags: current affairs, national insecurity

  • TV's back: week one

    It's been quiet in TV land these past few months, which coupled with a rather boring summer at work has made for a rather boring summer overall,…

  • The thought occurred

    I'm sorry, but looking at the new Microsoft Store logo: Can you really blame me for making the association? I think I'll trademark that.

  • Bye-bye, privacy

    This morning I went on Google Maps and discovered, completely at random, that they've very quietly enabled Street View for Edinburgh, and indeed…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.