Originally Posted by houghtam
Now you guys know me, I'm not a conspiracy theorist. That said, we all know that the government collects phone and internet records from everyone. This particular procedure sounds like it would be fairly inefficient, but I would not doubt for one second that each one of us has some form of government-sourced spyware on our computers, tablets or phones, and given that things like voice recognition technology had existed long before they were available to the public, I wouldn't be surprised if said spyware is virtually undetectable to most members of the general public.
We're all persons of interest.
They already have back doors, etc. being built in by the makers. No need to go to any extra effort for more detailed info except high priority targets.
Have you read about the RSA being paid off to compromise their own encryption technologies (which are what are used everywhere on the internet)?