The press has been in one of its increasingly frequent, and depressingly predictable, lathers over the president's actions on international trade. While there are legitimate and important questions that need to be asked about tariffs, there is something familiar about what's happening right now.
Governments love collecting data on you. Some of it is necessary -- say, in order to receive federal benefits. But other types of data collection veer into violations of privacy -- not to mention piracy.