|Wolfe, Claire||A Number, Not a Name: Big Brother by Stealth|
With alarming speed, U.S. legislation is being introduced or changed by the Clinton administration to permit the development of an electronic citizen monitoring system. Interconnected systems based on Social Security numbers will ensure that highly-detailed information about every person, from birth, will be available to most government bureaucrats and to "researchers" that they allow to access the information.
[Similar systems are already in place (e.g. our national voter registry and gun registry systems), or in development in Canada too. Ed.]