06/22/2013 11:42 am ET | Updated Jun 24, 2013

7 Surprising Household Items That Invade Your Privacy

It's no secret now that web giants and telecommunications companies have gotten data requests from the National Security Agency's surveillance programs. But if you thought you could render yourself safe from privacy snafus by changing your browsing habits and securing your smartphone, think again. Plenty of common household items are collecting and distributing data about users every day, many in ways you wouldn't expect.

So if you really want to keep your private life private, you should make sure you don't have any of these lying around…

7 Household Items That Pose Privacy Problems