You make a search on the Internet, you call your brother in Kansas you think all of this is private information. Well guess what, it isn't. Uncle Sam can, if he wants too, find out exactly where you go on the Internet and who you talk to on your cellphone and when. Now the government wants communication providers to hold on to that information even longer. I understand it helps them catch the bad guys but, don't you feel a little creepy knowing that your family issues or private conversations could be brought out into the light of day with just a flip of a switch?

"Some records are kept for weeks or months; others are stored very briefly before being purged," Weinstein said in remarks prepared for delivery to the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security.

My Dad used to say ' a lock will only keep an honest man out" but still I am not sure if I like the Big Brother over my shoulder of this new frontier.

(via US wants Internet, cell records held longer - Yahoo! News.)