Recently, it has come to light that the National Security Agency and the FBI have been spying on U.S. citizens, logging our phone calls, storing all of our emails in huge databases for possible future use, and working with Silicon Valley companies to track our online behavior.
While this has bothered some of us, others have responded with a mere shrug of the shoulders.
“So what if the government is spying on us? I have nothing to hide anyway so why does it matter? Anyway, if they want to listen to my boring phone calls with my mom, more power to them.”
If we are being honest with ourselves, there’s probably a part in all of us that agrees with this view. Perhaps it’s because we live in an online world dominated by social media. We just assume that we have very little privacy anymore and there’s nothing we can do about it, so why worry about it?
Read on to find out why you DO need to worry!