Big Brother is busy collecting all sorts of information about you

Remember the old TV shows and movies when the heroes would hear the click on the line and realize they were under surveillance?

Technology makes it so easy to do the authorities (or bad guys) don’t have to concentrate on specific targets anymore. It’s no longer in the realm of ‘Mission Impossible’ (nor has it been so for a long time). They can monitor almost everyone from the comfort of their desks. More >

Be careful what you type…

On Tuesday we saw reports of the results of the US government’s monitoring of social media: BBC – Caution on Twitter urged as tourists barred from US. There’s no denying that Big Brother is watching you.

And today we see reports of Anonymous’ ability to monitor US/UK government agencies: BBC – Anonymous gain access to FBI and Scotland Yard hacking call

We should be concerned – in both cases.