As you may know, Facebook was recently listed on NASDAQ; and Facebook is expected to sell for a sizable fortune. At the same time, there’s been a class action suit against Facebook for alleged privacy violations. This is a reminder of the rumblings for some time now about government surveillance of the Internet, including social media sites, for the purposes of spying and data mining. The video below is a hilarious parody on the Facebook / CIA connection.
Below are more serious sides of this same surveillance and privacy story.
“Facebook, FBI, US Govt. Tracking and Spying on You 2012” (12.11 min):
Here’s a great article that’s “hot” right now on Twitter: “FBI Web Surveillance: Bureau Creates Unit To Eavesdrop On Internet Communications”