"Sorry to not jump on the 'horrified!' bandwagon, but I think you're all being Luddites, which for a technology site, is pretty sad"
False accusation: You can be all Stasi without phones too, it's just much more expensive and a major effort.
Also: It's not the technology, it's about the use of said technology: Instead of being used for you, it's used against you.
If the commenter doesn't realize what is the difference between spying and being useful, there's not much anyone do to help.