Most people have suspected that our governments are conducting wide spread spying on us. Companies like Telstra have been caught twice (1) (2) but the scope and breadth of the NSA spying programme PRISM revealed by Edward Snowden was breath taking.
"The public needs to know the kinds of things a government does in its name, or the 'consent of the governed' is meaningless."
"I pointed out where the NSA has hacked civilian infrastructure such as universities, hospitals, and private businesses because it is dangerous. These nakedly, aggressively criminal acts are wrong no matter the target."
Snowden's PRISM revelations implicated companies such as Google, Microsoft, Apple, Facebook and so many others that it pretty much amounts to the entire computing world for most of you.
So how do you go about reclaiming your privacy without armed revolution or being a super geek? A great site called PRISM Break provides alternatives to common tools and services that are compromised and collecting your data for the US government:
I highly recommend checking out the PRISM Break website and trying out the "free as in freedom" products and services that are listed there.
On a humorous note, here's Google search result for "NSA" that I received earlier, kinky: