Why You Should Be Worried About the NSA Scandal

Delaware Nerd

Most of you by now have heard that a “whistleblower” by the name of Edward Snowden has leaked a variety of documents detailing that the NSA has direct access to information held by companies like AT&T and Verizon regarding citizen’s phone records, as well as the electronic data held by Google, Yahoo, Microsoft, Apple, etc. To read a detailed account of the most recent development you can check out NSA Leak Catch-Up: The Latest on the Edward Snowden Fallout.

This isn’t really a surprise to most of the folks that opposed the Patriot Act years ago. In fact, if anything it’s a confirmation that we are not all tin foil hat wearing loonies that think the government is out to get us. Think it was crazy to think Big Brother was watching? Guess what? He was! Anyway, the responses to this information leaking have ranged from outrage, to disinterest, to…

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