Each time I see more recent news on the US Government spying on citizens when they use the Internet, I get chills. It was over 2 years ago when I first wrote what I thought was a “fictional” love story (A Love That Could Not Be) involving an highly intelligent computer professor who uses espionage against the US Government to find the women he loves.
Nothing new there, we all know love makes you do strange things! But what surprises me even today about my own story is that, Melinda, the woman that Scott is in love with, suddenly takes a classified job with a department which is a spin-off of “the Agency.” In Melinda’s new job, the department uses the Internet to spy on people, using keywords to filter out potential threats to the government. Because the job is so highly classified, Melinda is able to disappear from everyone and anyone who wasn’t placed on her ‘contact list.’ You got it. Scott wasn’t place on the the list.
What he does would freighten any government.
Please forgive me, I thought I was writing fiction. At least that’s what it was in my mind! Now 2 years later, we find out that it wasn’t fiction at all. Let’s just hope that what Scott does to find Melinda is fictional!
NSA Project X-Keyscore Collects Nearly Everything You Do On the Internet. You can read the entire article on the non-fictional and current spy efforts of the NSA on Internet users.