Another argument for anonymous browsing

After I got back, I looked into whether I could have brought back a box of Cuban cigars, as I wanted to do (nope, ). That ended up with me reading some other stuff, wandering around, and finally I checked out the Department of Justice’s privacy policy which (to sum up) says “we collect standard webstats like your domain, IP address,

In certain circumstances, however, we may take additional steps to identify you based on this information and we may share this information, including your identity, with other government agencies.

Uhhhh… wow. So if I do research for a short story I’m writing, read the Microgram Bulletin, which is totally fascinating, and otherwise poke around the Customs and DEA information, that might be “certain circumstances” where my excessive interest leads to them seeing if my IP is static and then putting me on the super-search list so I get pulled out of line every time I take a flight?