If the CIA would bust into the computers of the Senate Intelligence Committee for whatever reason, what American is safe from a similar intrusion?
It is these type violations that have made me a supporter of Edward Snowden's actions in revealing the extent of computer spying by the U.S. government.
It is not just government watching us all the time.
Private sector snooping and monitoring is also a big threat to freedom.
I'm not an advocate of living off the grid or leaving society for a survivalist fantasy.
Instead, Congress must make laws that protect individuals from both government and private sector spying so that we can live our own lives.
I don't know the exact solution. But I have to believe that problems we create in this society have a solution that we as everyday people can insist upon and that is practical and effective.
Because otherwise, how can anybody be hopeful about stuff?
Issues of computer privacy must be moved to the forefront of political debate.
But you've got to understand---This will only happen if we demand that it happen.
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