I found a couple of short pieces on securing or disseminating personal information that might make you think. Nothing too informative, these are just meant to spark discussion of privacy violations in America and worldwide.
First, a post from the Cato Institute blog on ID checks. It's ot very long but it raises a good point.
ID Checks are About Control, Not Security
Second, how you can try to retain some privacy of information.
RFID Blocking Passport Billfold
Third, some ridiculous conceptual technology designed to make shedding your privacy even easier.
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