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 [...]
|By: emptywheel Friday February 18, 2011 6:02 am|
|By: emptywheel 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 [...]
|By: bmaz Wednesday February 3, 2010 10:58 pm|
Google is entering a partnership with the NSA.
|By: bmaz Wednesday January 13, 2010 5:42 pm|
Does the Chinese Google attack impinge on the top secret US Terrorist Surveillance Program? It might.
|By: emptywheel Sunday January 18, 2009 11:46 am|
The plaintiff in the FISCR opinion is almost certainly an email provider.