Shock horror! The United States which is seeking a major new foothold in European markets through the proposed EU/US trade agreement is spying on European parliamentarians and millions of French and Spanish citizens. Tip of the iceberg stuff really. Google, Microsoft, Apple, Amazon and all the US based gaming companies intrude into our lives everyday, and could mess us up with carefully placed viruses if we threaten their monopoly positions. They can harvest more information about individuals than any force in human history. Listening to Merkel is deeply dull, and not exactly the real issue. The dominance of mass communications and social media by the world’s most psychotic power is.