PRIVACY WARNING: Do NOT log into CARS.GOV

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  1. PLYMCO_PILGRIM
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    If you do log into cars.gov your computer will become the property of the federal govt and all things you do on-line will from that point on be able to be legally monitored and distributed by the federal government.


    This is what the screen says if you do log into cars.gov website and click "I agree" on the privacy act and security statement:

    Just a heads up people, don't do it!!!!!

    They say its only while your logged in but I just dont trust the goverment to protect my privacy after i've received a message like this.

    This is 100% legal BTW.
     
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    editec Mr. Forgot-it-All

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    Wow

    What arrogance.
     
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    Funny thing, it won't even let me onto their site ... :lol:
     
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    It's not a conspiracy theory if its out in the open and public.

    SOOOOOOO

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    Actually, it's feasible. Many sites have something like that in their "terms and conditions", hell, with Google anything you post in their system is considered public property, meaning you cannot sue anyone if someone else uses it.

    I can't get onto the site at all, which means there is something up with it since my system blocks attempts to use Flash, Java, or even SHTTP to get into it without permission from me. If I can't get into a site, there is a high probability that it's trying to do something.
     
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    I don't believe you. I didn't get that message.
     
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    Oh, no wonder. Some stupid Glenn Beck lie.
     
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    Remember the Patriot Act and the NSA wiretapping controversy? The libs were screaming about the privacy rights of suspected terrorists. They accused Pres Bush of tapping our phones and reading our emails. They wanted to sue all our telcoms for assisting the govt. Where are those cry babies now?
     
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    It comes up right after you click "I agree"

    Maybe they got rid of it now but 2 hours ago thats what popped up on my screen

    Its only while your logged into the system according to the message, once you log out your computer is supposedly private again.



    Then again your RAVI and probably didn't even go to the website
     
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