The Feds Want To Spy On EverythingSubmitted by emalvini on Tue, 12/04/2012 - 15:10
The Feds Want To Spy On Everything
Government snoops are interested in reading more than just your email.
J.D. Tuccille | November 30, 2012
Electronic privacy is all the rage in these post-Petraeus days. Can the government really go pawing through our email at will? Well, pretty much so, it turns out, at least, until the Supreme Court gets around to focusing a little bit of its attention on this newfangled, electronic world of ours. But email isn't the only data we pass around in electronic form, and with all of our attention focused on our in-boxes, we may be missing a larger world of privacy perils—and the unlikely guardians who have been fighting a rearguard action against official snoops.