Skip to comments.IRS High-Tech Tools Track Your Digital Foorprint
Posted on 04/06/2013 4:19:30 AM PDT by benasawin
The Internal Revenue Service is collecting a lot more than taxes this year--it's also acquiring a huge volume of personal information on taxpayers' digital activities, from eBay auctions to Facebook posts and, for the first time ever, credit card and e-payment transaction records, as it expands its search for tax cheats to places it's never gone before.
(Excerpt) Read more at finance.yahoo.com ...
Wow! Our government knows:
If I own a gun and how much ammo I have.
If I buy benedryl.
When I see the doctor and what it’s for.
How much money I make.
How much I pay on my house.
Whether or not I run a red light.
(In some states) how far I drive/what roads I use.
But the border is a lost cause. Can’t close it. Just complete defeat when it comes to securing the border....
It's a great post. Wow! You've been around a long time and this is your first post.
There's a man who attends a lot of meetings that I'm in. He doesn't say much but whenever he does, he make a great point. You're like that man.
I'm the opposite of that.
You been around here since 2007 and this is your first post? WHY?
Just kidding you. You did a good job.
Don't do E-bay or Facebook. Credit card and EFT transactions are very rare. Good luck IRS.
I work at being invisible to them.
Yet another reason to replace the income tax with the FairTax and abolish the IRS!
see http://www.fairtax.org for more information.
Don’t talk about your great trip to Vegas. Talk about wishing you could drive to Vegas from New York but you can’t afford it since your transmission is shot. And even if it weren’t, you couldn’t afford the gas and places to stay on the trip. And what sense would it make to got there, you don’t have any money to gamble with anyway. So tell people that you just decided to stay home and watch movies on your old B&W TV with the rabbit ears that only work it you stand and hold them. And then the TV broke halfway through the first movie so you took a walk around the block and some pick pocket stole your wallet. But that’s OK since it was empty. No cash, no credit cards, and you already lost your driver’s license. You’re just happy the guy didn’t come back and kill you for such a lousy haul. And when you finally got home, someone had broken into your crappy apartment and stole your TV. Now you’re worried HE’s going to come back and kill you. And hey, can I borrow some money. I’m going to take a bus to my grandma’s house across town. I don’t have any food, so maybe she’ll feed me for a day or two. My parents both hate me since I’m such a loser and they won’t even give me a Pecan Sandie if I stop at their place.
Hey, it was your phone number, right?
Thanks for the post.
My hope is that some creative computer nerds come up with convenient ways to block, distort, and fabricate digital information to the point where the government database is so poisoned that it is deemed totally unreliable.
Give them 202.555.1212 and call it good.
Yep. Can't stop teens from having sex, either.
—database is so poisoned that it is deemed totally unreliable—
Poisoned & unreliable — should fit right in with the Washington crowd.
Like the way you think. Did I mention that my neighbor just brought back my 8-track player fully repaired and good as new? Woo-hoo, back in the big time.
Time to get rid of the Frauderal Reserve’s enforcement agency. While we’re at it, how about getting rid of the Fed too?
I doubt it. Thanks for the thread though.
This could end up being the Stasi on steroids. They have so many ways to snoop now that they didn’t have then.
Look yournself on pipl ...you might be surprised.
>>Look yournself on pipl ...you might be surprised.<<
Nothing other than my phone book info (name and address). No links to anything else in the intrawebz. And that was after I helped it find exactly me (my RL name is fairly common).
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