Snail mail is still the safest way to communicate, though, because unlike emails and phone calls, they’re not recording and storing the content, just who sent what to whom, and when.
From: The New American
The U.S. Postal Service Is Monitoring Your Snail Mail
The U.S. government is not content to monitor your phone calls and your Internet activity; it’s now reading your snail mail, too. …
The “Postal Service computers photograph the exterior of every piece of paper mail that is processed in the United States — about 160 billion pieces last year. …
When combined, the NSA and the U.S. Postal Service can keep every form of communication — electronic and conventional — under constant surveillance, without probable cause. This last fact is a direct violation of the Fourth Amendment.
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