Wednesday, January 16, 2013

A Nation of Spies


Are we creating a "Nation of Spies" with American tax dollars?

"Our personal lives have increasingly become public information: Each day people enthusiastically post 400 million tweets and upload 300 million new photos to Facebook. Americans are routinely tracked through smartphone apps and instantly background-checked through surveillance cameras. We each leave a treasure trove of per sonal information in places that are surprisingly accessible—such as Tyler Yagerhofer's Xbox Live profile—and so widespread that it's impossible to keep track of it, much less secure it all."

A Nation of Spies

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