Tag: internet devices

Futurology: Internet of Things and the NSA

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The Internet was clearly expanding beyond the computer in 2004, even three years before the launch of the Apple iPhone in 2007, so many technologists saw the possibility for every day devices to become surveillance tools for businesses and governments.

Glenn Greenwald: how the NSA tampers with US-made internet routers

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For years, the US government loudly warned the world that Chinese routers and other internet devices pose a “threat” because they are built with backdoor surveillance functionality that gives the Chinese government the ability to spy on anyone using them.