Originally Posted by TonyR
^ So, then, why do you think they're "reading your email" (which they're not going, by the way, but I know you like to say that to make your argument seem better than it is). And what's your concern with it if they are? What's the conspiracy that so terrifies you? What's the "cost"?
"I'm able to determine every single person you talk to. I can get a pattern about your life that is very, very intrusive. And the real question here is: what do they do with this information that they collect?"
-- Joe Biden, 2006
For one, they might use the IRS as means to punish you and your associates for supporting the political opposition. Just a thought.