If you can’t trust the guy who is the titular head of the Ace Tomato Company… who can you trust?
“It’s alright,” says Barack Obama. “The NSA is looking at your metadata, not your content.” Recently, however, the Stanford Law School has been conducting a study into what – in fact – can be learned about a person from his or her telephone metadata. The results may surprise you.
Researchers were able to predict participants’ religions, political affiliations, whether they owned firearms or pets, and whether they were looking to leave their jobs. From patterns in metadata, they identified individuals who were suffering from health issues, who were planning abortions after having fallen pregnant, and – in one case – who seemed to be growing marijuana.
Just speculating here, but I’m pretty sure that the NSA probably knew well in advance that these gentlemen would want to have a Pepsi: