This is a very cool…

This is a very cool idea – on the order of Brewster's Internet Book Mobile. It's always more impactful when someone can make this stuff feel tangible to folks.

The next ish of Reason magazine will be mailed out to 40,000 subscribers, with 40,000 custom covers, each bearing a satellite photo of the individual subscriber's neighborhood, with the subscriber's house circled. The point? "Everybody, including our magazine, has been harping on the erosion of privacy and the fears of a database nation. It is a totally legit fear. But they make our lives unbelievably easier as well, in terms of commercial transactions, credit, you name it."

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(via Kottke and Boing Boing Blog)