The real problem is that I don't want Amazon to reveal to the state what books, films, etc. I'm buying or shopping for. It's a paradox that a state that is supposedly so conservative finds it so easy to violate it's citizens constitutional rights to privacy. Totalitarianism sometimes occurs among even the best of well meaning folks I guess.
Amazon should boycott North Carolina then set back and wait for consumers to demand that their politicians stop trying to squeeze every blood sucking penny out of it's populace. If the state needs money that badly then it should just legalize and tax pot instead.There would be no real victims then.
I'm glad the Iranian police haven't set up a system like this yet. Nixon had to at least send out FBI goons to photograph protesters. Now the government can spy on it's own people from the comfort of their desktops. Civil protesters beware.