There was a revelation last week that CIA officials actually hacked into the Senate Intelligence Committee servers.
This would have been unthinkable 20 years ago, but Americans today could hardly care less.
Spying was always some other guy’s fear.
Now spying is unremarkable.
How did we get from there to here so quickly?
Collect and store all your data.
15 years of searches and email, your calendar and pictures, all your contacts and maps, where you go each day and what you do.
Google does business with every spy agency in the world.
We all know this, too.
We just don’t care anymore as long as our free stuff
And that, in itself, is remarkable.