The Whole POINT of the Internet of Things Is So Big Brother Can Spy On You

Thursday, March 16, 2017
By Paul Martin

WashingtonsBlog.com
March 15, 2017

The government is already spying on us through spying on us through our computers, phones, cars, buses, streetlights, at airports and on the street, via mobile scanners and drones, through our credit cards and smart meters (see this), television, doll, and in many other ways.

The CIA wants to spy on you through your dishwasher and other “smart” appliances. Slate reported in 2012:

Watch out: the CIA may soon be spying on you—through your beloved, intelligent household appliances, according to Wired.

In early March, at a meeting for the CIA’s venture capital firm In-Q-Tel, CIA Director David Petraeus reportedly noted that “smart appliances” connected to the Internet could someday be used by the CIA to track individuals. If your grocery-list-generating refrigerator knows when you’re home, the CIA could, too, by using geo-location data from your wired appliances, according to SmartPlanet.

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One Response to “The Whole POINT of the Internet of Things Is So Big Brother Can Spy On You”

  1. Great article Paul!

    #3162427

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