Reminder — Big Brother IS watching you.

 ProPublica has noted that the rabbit hole of mobile snooping goes far FAR deeper that the depths revealed by the FBI spooping in the Petraeus affair (note nothing illegal has yet been uncovered):

There’s a particularly cruel irony in all of this: If you contact your cell-phone carrier or Internet service provider or a data broker and ask to be provided with the information on you that they provide to the government and other companies, most of them will refuse or make you jump through Defcon levels of hops, skips, and clicks. Uncle Sam or Experian can easily access data that shows where you have been, whom you have called, what you have written, and what you have bought — but you do not have the same privileges.

Petraeus: if you think the FBI has broad email snooping powers, get a load of their phone-spying – Boing Boing

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