? asked in Politics & GovernmentGovernment · 8 years ago

Free to air tv, free satilite, dtv antenna, can the government track these?

Of all things, I hope the government cannot track these things,

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  • lare
    Lv 7
    8 years ago
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    is it possible for someone to remotely detect what television programs you watch. yes. in the UK you have to pay a receiver tax and the government occasionally track what you are watching, and if you don't have a paid license, you are subject to fine. the FCC has similar signal equipment in the USA, but since we don't have receiver taxes, they don't do this as a matter of course. since it can be done without entering your home, it does not require a search warrant. the government doesn't care what you watch, but your mother might.

  • Anonymous
    8 years ago

    They monitor everything they want to to detect terrorist activity.

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