CIA Chief: "We'll Spy on You Through Your Dishwasher"Submitted by emalvini on Thu, 06/06/2013 - 13:00
CIA Chief: "We'll Spy on You Through Your Dishwasher"
BY SPENCER ACKERMAN 03.15.125:35 PM
More and more personal and household devices are connecting to the internet, from your television to your car navigation systems to your light switches. CIA Director David Petraeus cannot wait to spy on you through them.
Earlier this month, Petraeus mused about the emergence of an “Internet of Things” — that is, wired devices — at a summit for In-Q-Tel, the CIA’s venture capital firm. “‘Transformational’ is an overused word, but I do believe it properly applies to these technologies,” Petraeus enthused, “particularly to their effect on clandestine tradecraft.”