I dunno. Why do we assume humans won’t act like humans?
National Security Agency officers on several occasions have channeled their agency’s enormous eavesdropping power to spy on love interests, U.S. officials said. The practice isn’t frequent — one official estimated a handful of cases in the last decade — but it’s common enough to garner its own spycraft label: LOVEINT.
via NSA Officers Sometimes Spy on Love Interests – Washington Wire – WSJ.