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Submission + - U.S. Govt Logging All Snail Mail for Law Enforcement

prakslash writes: If you thought that at least your snail mail letters and packages are safe, think again. According to the New York Times, the US government has two snail mail surveillance programs in place — Mail Covers and Mail Isolation Control and Tracking. Together, the two programs show that snail mail is subject to the same kind of scrutiny that the National Security Agency has given to telephone calls and e-mail. Next time you order something from Amazon, ThinkGeek or Newegg, ask them to wrap it in tin foil!.
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U.S. Govt Logging All Snail Mail for Law Enforcement

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The trouble with doing something right the first time is that nobody appreciates how difficult it was.