Just stumbled upon an article
on the Guardian, a British newspaper, reporting on a call for boycott on the annual census in Great Brittain. I was intrigued and read further... it turns out, one of the biggest war profiters of Earth, Lockheed Martin with it's headquarter in the USA was chosen to conduct part of the census, by that earning around 150.000.000 pounds.
Now, why would anyone bother about that? Two reasons at least:
1. By doing contracts with arms producers, the war machine is supported and furthered.
2. Privacy security concerns, since US companies were used in the past to gather informations on foreign countries and companies. And what better information source than a nation wide census, right? This was already discussed in 2008 actually, when the contract went under way - as BBC is reporting
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