There is a bit of a convergence of two situations that will make many in the general public take pause about any perception or misconception they may have about privacy in an increasingly mobile world.
First, a Pew study confirms what most have already known and that is the fact the smartphones are everywhere and the more wealthy you are the more likely you are an iPhone user. We could show you charts on that but it’s really old news to most.
What is new, however, is the revelation by The Guardian that US citizens who are Verizon customers are being watched by the federal government via a top secret order (view the order). The paper reports