Tell your congressman to make registration data private

Discussion in 'Flight Following' started by Ace66, Jul 26, 2019.

  1. lancie00

    lancie00 Line Up and Wait

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    I'm a farmer. I buy tons of fertilizer and 1000 gallons of diesel fuel at a time. I have a friend named Al. I'm not doing anything wrong but I don't want people to follow me because they MIGHT THINK I'M DOING SOMETHING WRONG, even when I'm not.

    What if you went to Joe's knives and bought a new fillet knife for fishing, then your neighbor get's murdered with a knife. I bet you wish they didn't know you went to Joe's now, do you?
     
  2. Weekend Warrior

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    So instead, they view the surveillance video from Joe's, see you there, and say, "Ah ha! You kept your trip to Joe's a secret!" LOL
     
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  3. flyingron

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    Hell, I can't even make my Pilot Certificate info private, even though the FEDERAL LAW mandates it. The FAA doesn't give a rat's ass about complying with the law.
     
  4. Lachlan

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    Government of the people, by the people, for the people. Riiiiight... ;)
     
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    I think it's a witches brew of not caring, incompetence, arrogance, and lack of accountability. It's a slow, inflexible, and bloated bureacracy - the primary goal of which is to protect their budget, and careers. When those goals intersect with aviation needs, some things do get done, albeit with mediocre results.

    Plenty of good folks there, but the culture is toxic, top down, and a study in the worst of 1960s management. . .if they were subject to competetion, you wouldn't hire them to fold laundry; you might maybe head-hunt some of their best folks, but that's about it. . .