In Case You Were Wondering

In case you were wondering whether all these sites are under heavy and constant surveillance?

All these sites are under heavy and constant surveillance.

In fact, as a working hypothesis and algorithm for daily activity, presume the surveillance is much more extensive, especially when it comes to information that right now seems trivial (it is NOT trivial)

Internet firms co-opted for surveillance: experts

By Georgina Prodhan

NAIROBI | Fri Sep 30, 2011 11:12am EDT

(Reuters) – Internet companies such as Google, Twitter and Facebook are increasingly co-opted for surveillance work as the information they gather proves irresistible to law enforcement agencies, Web experts said this week.

Although such companies try to keep their users’ information private, their business models depend on exploiting it to sell targeted advertising, and when governments demand they hand it over, they have little choice but to comply.
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