FREE: JOIN 100,000+ READERS   

≡ Menu
SOVEREIGN MAN

If you use an internet router…READ THIS NEWS

network cables connected to switch

Online privacy concerns have been a growing issue as governments and companies sell your personal information or use it against you. Most people think the biggest threat lies with individual websites or internet service providers but few realize that your router and other hardware could be spying on you too. Business Insider reveals the latest company to stomp on customers privacy:

Last week, Cisco sent out an upgrade to the software that make its routers work, called firmware. The upgrade affected two models, the EA4500 and the EA2700.  Without asking, Cisco moved them to its “Cisco Connect Cloud” service. This software does things like let you set up a password for the device, or otherwise dink with it.

Here’s the catch: the Cisco Connect Cloud Terms of Service forbids a whole bunch of things including porn, sending advertising e-mails — it won’t even allow you to “encourage any conduct” that would violate the law.

Wait, there’s more. Cisco reportedly deleted a portion of a privacy statement that said Cisco would keep track of Connect Cloud customers’ “network traffic” and “Internet history,” ExtremeTech reported.

That lead people to wonder — was the router watching what people were doing on the Internet and reporting it back to Cisco? Would Cisco turn off your router if it caught you watching porn, sending out e-mail advertisements for your business, or voicing support for an act of civil disobedience?

Continue to the full article…

Our goal is simple: To help you achieve personal liberty and financial prosperity no matter what happens.

If you liked this post, please click the box below. You can watch a compelling video you’ll find very interesting.

Will you be prepared when everything we take for granted changes overnight?

Just think about this for a couple of minutes. What if the U.S. Dollar wasn’t the world’s reserve currency? Ponder that… what if…

Empires Rise, they peak, they decline, they collapse, this is the cycle of history.

This historical pattern has formed and is already underway in many parts of the world, including the United States.

Don’t be one of the millions of people who gets their savings, retirement, and investments wiped out.

Click the button below to watch the video.

Comments on this entry are closed.

Read previous post:
iStock_000016645164XSmall
The service industry will soon be booming in China

Manufacturing has been a staple of the Chinese economy for decades but recently declining growth in manufacturing has caused great investment...

Close