The Obama administration has been on the defensive over its spy agencies collecting information on people.
But, it's not only the government that's keeping tabs on you. Every time you search the Internet, a wealth of information about you, your family and your personal life is being collected and sold.
CNN's Tom Foreman has the OutFront investigation.
According to the Daily Beast, U.S. officials discovered an electronic meeting between more than 20 al Qaeda top leaders by following the Internet trail of an al Qaeda courier.
It was that meeting that prompted the Obama administration to issue a massive terror alert, ordering the unprecedented closing of nearly two dozen U.S. embassies in the Mideast and North Africa earlier this month.
Josh Rogin is the Daily Beast reporter who broke this story.
In South Africa, Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius was indicted Monday for the murder of his girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp.
Pistorius - nicknamed "the blade runner" has admitted to shooting Steenkamp on Valentine's day this year, claiming he mistook her for an intruder.
Robyn Curnow is OutFront with the story.