September 23, 2013 by WashingtonsBlog
The government is spying on everyone’s digital and old-fashioned communications.
They are even photographing the outside information on every piece of snail mail.
The government is spying on you through your phone and may even remotely turn on your camera and microphone when your phone is off.
The NSA has inserted its code into Android’s operating system, bugging three-quarters of the world’s smartphones. Google (or the NSA) can remotely turn on your phone’s camera and recorder at any time and know just about every WiFi password in the world.
But it’s not just the Android. In reality, the NSA can spy on just about everyone’s smart phone.
Cell towers track where your phone is at any moment, Your smartphone routinely sends your location information back to Apple or Google. It would be child’s play for the government to track your location that way. Your iPhone, or other brand of smartphone is spying on virtually everything you do. Remember, that might be happening even when your phone is turned off.
The government might be spying on you through your computer’s webcam or microphone. They might also be spying on you through the “smart meter” on your own home.
The FBI wants a backdoor to all software but NSA has already built a backdoor into all Windows software before 1999 .
Microsoft has long worked hand-in-hand with the NSA and FBI so that encryption doesn’t block the government’s ability to spy on users of Skype, Outlook, Hotmail and other Microsoft services.
Microsoft informs intelligence agencies with information about bugs in its popular software before it publicly releases a fix, so that information can be used by the government to access computers.
“Black boxes” are currently installed in between 90% and 96% of all new cars. And starting in 2014, all new cars will include black boxes that can track your location.
License plate readers mounted on police cars allow police to gather millions of records on drivers including photos of them in their cars.
If you have a microphone in your car, that might also open you up to snoopers.
The CIA wants to spy on you through your dishwasher and other “smart” appliances. Smart appliances connected to the Internet could someday be used by the CIA to track individuals using geo-location data from your wired appliances.
The Department of Homeland Security claims they will soon be able to know your adrenaline level, what you ate for breakfast and what you’re thinking … from 164 feet away.