coondoggie writes: "The fast moving world of Internet time has left the federal government behind when it comes to protecting your private information. That was the central conclusion of a report issued this week by watchdogs at the Government Accountability Office which said that ensuring the privacy and security of personal information collected by the federal government remains a challenge, particularly in light of the increasing dependence on networked information systems that can store, process and transfer vast amounts of data."
"The Avis WIZARD decides if you get to drive a car. Your head won't touch the
pillow of a Sheraton unless their computer says it's okay."
-- Arthur Miller