The US military is developing software that will let it secretly manipulate social media sites, like Facebook, by using fake online personas to influence internet conversations and spread pro-American propaganda. So your "facebook friend" may really be a covert agent who is spying on you!
Ever wondered just how much information about you your cell phone carrier has? They keep this information secret, so German Green party politician Malte Spitz whose carrier is the German company Deutsche-Telekom went to court to obtain his records, and the results are chilling: He found that he was being continually being tracked.
When Spitz went to court to find out exactly what his cell phone company knew about him, he found they had an incredible amount of information: In a six-month period, Deutsche Telekom had recorded and saved his travel coordinates more than 35,000 times.