Our world is an ever widening set of connections, growing in complexity and diversity every day. With each new type of connection, comes the potential for hacking abuse. With each new type of counter surveillance comes the potential for abuse from government and criminals as well. Most the technology we have invented sprang from an idea of how to make things easier, more friendly more useful to the average internet user. This approach often neglects the necessary safeguards needed to protect unsophisticated user from very intelligent and sophisticated criminals bent on taking advantage of the loop holes in technology that has been rushed to market. In this episode of Working the Web to Win, we will cover that current state of US internet privacy and security, so that you, an informed consumer, will be prepared for the onslaught that is coming. So tune in and turn on and learn how to protect yourself in the current era of insecurity.