Political Giving and Willingness to Cave to Law Enforcement

By: Friday February 18, 2011 6:02 am

When Jason Leopold linked to a WSJ report titled, “Obama breaks bread with Silicon Valley execs,” I quipped, “otherwise known as, Obama breaks bread w/our partners in domestic surveillance.” After all, some of the companies represented–Google, Facebook, Yahoo–are among those that have been willingly sharing customer data with federal law enforcement officials. Which is why [...]

Obama’s Kabuki Jobs Council, Brought to You By “Nut on China” Jeff Immelt

By: Friday January 21, 2011 5:18 am

When Google announced that Eric Schmidt was stepping down yesterday, I joked that Schmidt must be leaving to lead Obama’s campaign economy — the one he’ll use to get re-elected with. After all, Schmidt is one of the Obama’s closest CEO buddies, and he’s leaving at the same time as Jim Messina and Patrick Gaspard [...]

Google Boondoggle With No Such Agency

By: Wednesday February 3, 2010 10:58 pm

Google is entering a partnership with the NSA.

China Google Attack and the Terrorist Surveillance Program

By: Wednesday January 13, 2010 5:42 pm

Does the Chinese Google attack impinge on the top secret US Terrorist Surveillance Program? It might.

Hints That the FISCR Plaintiff Is an Email Provider

By: Sunday January 18, 2009 11:46 am

The plaintiff in the FISCR opinion is almost certainly an email provider.

Shorter Google:

By: Monday March 3, 2008 10:47 am

Shorter Google: “Don’t eliminate the competitive advantage I gained by trying to protect Americans’ privacy.”

Get the Most out of FDL

Become a Founding Member today

Build our community

Get great discounts

Keep us independent

Timeline Collection

Follow Emptywheel on Twitter
twitter-250x250 copy