When we think about surveillance, we often think of the NSA or big data companies that are sucking up our online information. But these days, surveillance is everywhere. From BetaBoston: A vast hidden surveillance network runs across America, powered by the repo industry. The repo “business is far bigger than locating cars whose owners have defaulted on loans: It is the growing database of snapshots showing where Americans were at specific times, information that everyone from private detectives to ¬≠insurers are willing to pay for.”