From the Forums: Ditching the Paper Census
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callum49 wants to see some updating:
Regarding the 2010 Census, it is a huge waste of money. It costs billions of dollars and there is a very easy way to calculate the population of the country and cities. Most people probably have cellphones...So instead of having the Census, which wastes a lot of paper, the government could just ask the wireless carriers how many cellphones are connected to their network on any given day.
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