Last Holiday season DHS was opening packages and taping them shut, except a few they left open.
From the article:
Basically they are doing the same thing as the other programs, collecting the information on the outside of your mail, the metadata, if you will, of names, addresses, return addresses and postmark locations, which gives the government a pretty good map of your contacts, even if they arent reading the contents, he said.
Well that cinches it. Mr. I.P. Freely of 1060 W. Addison, Chicago, IL is going on my Christmas Card List...