With the recent and ongoing revelations of the U.S. government’s Prism and NSA’s XKeyscore programs, spying has become a debate on what is too much, what amount of privacy are we willing to give up in the name of security and the natural progression of that debate leads to how much spying is the government capable of.
In the RT video below, Abby Martin talks to BTS Producer, Manuel Rapalo, about the vast reach of the surveillance state from accessing network grids, to the how every device is capable of being hacked and used as a surveillance tool.
They point out that every device in our lives are networked and networks can be hacked, making the potential vast reach of Big Brother virtually unlimited.
One example used is Smart TV’s, if it has a camera and a microphone, it can be hacked and someone can be watching and listening to everything we do in our own homes.
Is it paranoia or is it a legitimate concern with everything we are coming to learn about what the government is already doing?