Big Brother is a Wimp

Forget about Big Brother. Forget about Edward Snowden and the NSA. Google’s got you covered. Want to see?

I thought I would sneak in a little home project last October, and I figured if I just went down to Home Depot and didn’t make a fuss but just quietly purchased my materials in small quantities that I could carry home in my car bit by bit—I thought I could do it and get away with it, and the whole world would not find out.

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Wrong, again, Winston Smith. Google is watching you, and unlike Big Brother, Google never sleeps. I just checked with Google maps/satellite view. There it is. Red handed.

From Google Maps

From Google Maps

I have decided to put off for the immediate future my plans for constructing a secret rocket test facility out behind my house. And the next time I get ready to do a home project I’m going to just e-mail my plans to the NSA and save them the trouble of pulling up Google Maps.

 

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About John Blanton

I'm a retired engineer living in San Antonio, Texas. I have served in the Navy, raced motorcycles, taken scads of photos and am usually a nice guy. I have political and religious opinions, and these opinions tend to be driven by an excess of observed stupidity. Gross stupidity is the supposed target of many of my posts.
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