And there Goes Your Privacy

Scary: “Under an agreement that is still being finalized, the National Security Agency would help Google analyze a major corporate espionage attack that the firm said originated in China and targeted its computer networks, according to cybersecurity experts familiar with the matter. The objective is to better defend Google — and its users — from future attack.”

Sure, the object is to defend Google from cyberattacks.  But how comfortable do you feel with the notion that the NSA (hello digital aged wiretapping!) is in cahoots with the one company that has more stored private information than any other.  Sure it starts with cyber defense, but how quickly will the NSA lean on Google when they need something, all it takes is whispering into their ear, “remember when we helped you with that thing.”

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