privacy

The doorbell rings. It is an early Thursday-morning. Outside, people are hurrying to their work. Still groggy from a particularly bad dream, I stumble to the door and unlock it. A cheery mailman hands me a big package. "You seem to be quite the big shot" he says, winks and leaves. I close the door behind me and put the parcel down. Nervously I fumble the letter from the attached envelope and read it. "Dear citizen/customer", it starts. "Would you be so kind as to put the following devices in your home and turn them on. Thanks! Your friendly…