This article talks about the high-tech ways the government spies on you. Thankfully they haven't started monitoring tin foil purchases yet, meaning we still have time to make hats!
Fast forward to 2012, when the U.S. government actually has the tools and capabilities to spy on all its citizens. These eyes go well beyond red light cameras. Right now, the government is tracking the movements of private citizens by GPS, reading private citizens' emails, and possibly even reading what you're saying on Facebook. It does so all in the name of law enforcement and Homeland Security.