ECHELON, a technologically advanced interception system, was designed to extract massive amounts of data indiscriminately. A covert system of interception facilities was built to spy on the world’s satellites, international telecommunication, and radio communications.
Corporations like Microsoft, Apple, Google and Facebook have given their information over to the DHS and NSA while claiming they are not. Local law enforcement has been working with cellular phone corporations to survey citizens without cause or warrant.
These are the calling cards of a police state even Orwell could not have imagined.
And we are experiencing this reality now . . . with no end in sight