Sunday, August 22, 2010

Big Brother will be inspecting your trash

Beginning next year, the city of Cleveland will distribute new garbage and recycling bins embedded with a radio frequency identification (RFID) chip that will monitor how often the bins are hauled to the curb. If you don't put your recycling bin out often enough, a "trash supervisor" will go through your refuse to see if you've been throwing recyclables out with the garbage. If you have, you'll be fined.

Welcome to the 24-7 surveillance state.

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