15 Ways To Tell You're Being Spied On & What To Do About It
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H. Michael Sweeney is an author and consultant on privacy/security and the abuse of power. In his book, The Professional Paranoid Defensive Field Guide, Sweeney offers advice on how to detect and defend against unwanted surveillance and other threats. Read on to learn what to do if you think you're being tailed.
15. Why You're Being Targeted
Anyone can become a target, but it's much more likely to happen if you're involved in a legal action or a multimillion-dollar project -- especially if proprietary information is involved. Work for the government, military, or high-tech firm? Going through a divorce, affair, or criminal investigation? Are you trying to exit a cult or Masonic-style group? Then it's even more likely.
14. It's Not Necessarily Your Fault
Unfortunately... simply dialing a wrong number, subscribing to the wrong magazine or website, making a large cash transaction, saying the wrong thing (anywhere, even in jest), or simply having the same name as someone else can get you targeted.
[ Jesse Ventura's Take ]
Today, pretty much everything the government does is presumed secret. Isn't it time we asked ourselves whether this is really necessary for the conduct of foreign affairs or the internal operation of governments? There are an astounding 16 million documents being classified top secret by our government every year!