Originally published on Tue October 21, 2014 3:23 pm
With the right equipment, people can hijack your cellphone, listen to your calls and read your texts, alarming privacy rights advocates and tech experts alike.
We know the eavesdropping is happening, but we don't know much about who's doing the listening. The police and other law enforcement agencies do it, but they have been restricted by the FBI from telling us about it. Beyond the police, the listeners could be the U.S. government, corporate spies or even foreign intelligence agencies.
The third and final statewide debate between Republican Governor Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist took place last night at WJXT-television in Jacksonville. There was no live audience and no media were allowed to attend.