Nov 222013
 
 November 22, 2013  Surveillance, U.S.

Tim Cushing writes:

…. Now, thanks to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, citizens can’t even travel across a single city without being routed off the road and asked (nicely) to cough up a little DNA.

The Fort Worth Police Department (FWPD) installed the roadblock north of the city during daytime traffic. They flagged down some motorists at random and asked them to give breath, saliva, and blood samples. The FWPD claims the effort was “100 percent voluntary” and anonymous.

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