The nation’s top intelligence officer admitted Tuesday that the government may use information transmitted to the Internet from your washing machine, your thermostat, your television, your refrigerator or your favorite video game against you.
Almost every home appliance and electronic gadget sold today is outfitted with a computer chip, constantly feeding information about their owners back to utilities, manufacturers and other data networks.
A slice of personal philosophy, I believe this is just some hyped-up crumby bruschetta perpetrated by some crusty governmental bureaucrats sandwiched inside their little office cubicle loafs and trying to drive a wedge between my toaster and me. Not gonna happen.I will continue to share my inner-most thoughts with my toaster knowing full well it will keep my confidence.
Besides, like we are supposed to believe the government really cares what we are up to...