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2012-02-02 17:15 You might be a redneck... no wait, terrorist if...

posted Feb 5, 2012, 3:35 AM by Boyce Crownover   [ updated Oct 27, 2014, 9:24 AM ]
Note, this is NOT my list, but it is/was a real list
  • Try to keep people from watching you put your password in your email or banking site
    attempts to shield the screen from view of others
  • Prefer cash or use the card of a spouse, parent or with your maiden name
    Always pay cash or use credit card(s) in different name(s)
  • Think somebody might turn you in as a terrorist for your normal behavior
    Act nervous
  • Your employer gives you a cell phone for work, but you keep your own for personal use
    Are observed switching SIM cards in cell phone or use of multiple cell phones
  • You aren't from around here, or you need to check your email while traveling
    Travel illogical distance to use Internet Café
  • Connect to the company VPN to work
    Use of anonymizers, portals, or other means to shield IP address
  • Keep your passwords or work link lists in a handy notebook
     Suspicious or coded writings, use of code word sheets, cryptic ledgers, etc
  • Encrypt patient records, your diary or your email
    Encryption or use of software to hide encrypted data in digital photos, etc
  • Took one of the Vonage offers, use Skype or play video games where you can talk with other players
     Suspicious communications using VOIP or communicating through a PC game

This list of terrorist behaviors comes from an office that is a part of an office that is a part of the US Department of Justice. Apparently. They do say at the bottom, in tiny letters:

Each indictor listed above, is by itself, lawful conduct or behavior and may also constitute the exercise of rights guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution

This came to my attention through a slashdot article pointing to this copy of the (PDF) document.