With the use of biometric e-passports, Canadian agents access a wide circulation of data in a vast international, techno-logically assisted surveillance system.
Already, when crossing the border, names can be cross-checked in government computers to see if travelers are guilty of past tax invasion. Soon they will be able to verify if citizens have duly filed current tax returns.
Daily we are subject to virtually unfettered intelligence gathering. Those who lord over us bank and share massive volumes of personal information.