The tech giant Apple refused to disclose the security encryption key for the cellphone of the San Bernardino terrorist. The result was a court order filed against Apple by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Apple’s refusal to cooperate with the FBI was based on a controversial principle about the personal security of an estimated 100-million iPhone users around the world. The court order was lifted when a professional hacker stepped forward and broke the code for the Feds. Proving no one’s personal information is secure in the digital age of communication and record keeping.
The FBI hopes to recover information from the terrorist phone that could prevent future attacks. But, does the Government have the right to search your personal data? The firestorm of controversy surrounding the incident has ample support on both sides of the Federal investigation. For example, what is the difference between cell-phone intrusion, attorney-client privilege or doctor-patient confidentiality, if the law is broken?
The US, EU, Russia and Canada all took major steps to regulate private cyber eavesdropping in 2016. These countries are free societies who supposedly take pride in protecting the security of their people. So, what about government snooping, who regulates the government? Frankly, if you believe the personal information you have volunteered throughout your life to doctors, lawyers the DMV, insurances brokers or your bridge club is safe, then you’re living in never, never land!
What about the oppressive governments of the world who collect the personal data of their people to control and suppress them? I’m afraid the day of secure privacy is over. It is only a symptom of things to come. When your business becomes the government’s business you have lost all rights and privileges of a free society. You can neither buy nor sell without the government’s approval. You can’t go or come without registering with the government. You become a number and every step you take is tracked by government surveillance. It can and is happening today! We are on the eve of the greatest human oppression in the history of civilization. Learn how you can escape the future tyranny. Read my free ebook. “Beam me up Commander”