While we’ve seen a lot of coverage of the way the NSA follows us, it should be noted that big tech companies are doing the same thing — and they are about to do it even more aggressively.

+ Google changed its terms of service to allow the company to “include adult users’ names, photos and comments in ads shown across the Web.”

+ And Facebook just made it impossible for users to omit themselves from its search engine.

+ On the other hand, Mark Zuckerberg has provided an example of a way to gain a little more privacy. Just buy up all the neighboring houses.