What shows up in your search history? I just checked mine.
In the past week I have looked up…
- Pressure canning recipes
- Guard llamas
- Where to buy organic fertilizer
- Wildfires on the West Coast
- A new crochet stitch
- A newly discovered antibiotic that is effective against anthrax
- Healing time for concussions
- The favorite color of Louie from One Direction
Well, with the algorithms the government is using, those searches might not look so innocent.
Michelle Catalano and her husband were the targets of a visit by federal officials based on nothing more than their Google history. While the NSA is fervently denying that they are collecting information on average citizens, an early morning knock on the door of this family’s home says otherwise.