The NSA takes a shopping trip in Silicon Valley. This article takes a peak at their shopping list and the new technologies being employed against imagined and real enemies of the state.
But by fundamentally changing the nature of surveillance, high-tech data mining raises privacy concerns that are only beginning to be debated widely. That is because to find illicit activities it is necessary to turn loose software sentinels to examine all digital behavior whether it is innocent or not.
“All digital behavior” – Keep that phrase in mind.