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August 1st, 2010
11:30 PM ET

Internet Spying on the Rise

If you're surfing the web right now, you may not be alone.  CNN's Randi Kaye is filling in for Fredricka Whitfield this week and talked  to technology editor, Julia Angwin, about a growing, and some would say disturbing, new trend - internet tracking.

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  1. Michael Armstrong Sr.

    It all winds up on the spam mail with the commercial industry but really who ever reads there spam its just one click away from being deleted but the real problem is the people who stalks other people .

    August 2, 2010 at 8:10 am |
  2. Smith in Oregon

    America's Shadow Government, Dept. of Homeland Security, (DHS) along with NSA, FBI and the CIA have more computer hackers on their payrolls than those on the internet around the world 'combined'. The chances are extremely high that hacker reading the files on your personal computer or from your business intra-net server is a employee of the federal government being payed by your federal taxes is extremely high.

    While some kid in Russia, Germany or China doesn't care about your emails to your wife or spouse or the text messages and files you sent to your business associate, the US Gov. Hackers DO and if they find anything remotely deemed illegal then you are entirely likely to be harassed, extorted, blackmailed and interrogated by them.

    A month ago I visited the White House gov. website, my computer immediately was under a hacking attack. It appeared a government hacker was babysitting that website and was trying to enter all the visitors computers that came to look or leave any comments, how original!

    August 4, 2010 at 4:35 pm |
  3. gray

    Chipping away...I feel spam and their affiliates are chipping away at not only my bank account one dollar at a time. But the faith in ecommerce and the internet as a whole is a cesspool. If God gave us the Bible and Quran as a moments of divine inspiration then the internet and is also. But the corruption is an apple with a worm in it. And needs insecticide sprayed on it (like reverse guerrilla warfare). As for the stalker he/she probably want to sell you something like a scalper 🙂

    August 5, 2010 at 7:01 am |