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Thu Nov 27, 2014, 04:22 PM

 

WikiLeaks founder: Google works for US State Department

MADRID, November 27. /TASS/. Wikileaks founder Julian Assange in his book planned to be out on December 1 reveals that Goggle in fact works for the US State Department, as reported by the Spanish Publico.es web edition.

According to the edition, Assange arrived at the conclusion that Google works for the US government after meeting Google president Eric Schmidt and board member Jared Cohen in 2011. The meeting was also attended by Lisa Shields and Scott Malcomson who turned out to be Washington's diplomatic envoys.

WikiLeaks founder in his book says he was visited by a group of people 3/4 of whom were representatives of the US State Department and the rest being fromGoogle.

According to the edition, the company provides FBI and CIA with unfettered access to users' correspondence. Such access can be obtained without the prosecutor's approval or a court ruling, the edition quotes Assange.

http://en.itar-tass.com/world/763927



I remember Rumsfeld talking about buying google many years ago.....

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Response to grahamhgreen (Original post)

Thu Nov 27, 2014, 04:35 PM

2. Corporatism.

The state and corporations are one.

I've assumed for a long time that Facebook, Twitter, Google etc. are all part of the same thing.

(The bank and corporate bailouts proved that the idea of free market competitive capitalism was just an illusion).

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Response to CJCRANE (Reply #2)

Thu Nov 27, 2014, 05:30 PM

4. Thankfully, there is Start Page

and Duck Duck Go.

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Response to grahamhgreen (Original post)

Thu Nov 27, 2014, 05:26 PM

3. Actually, Google has much stronger ties to the DoD

but anyone who has been paying attention already knew that long ago...

The $64 dollar question for me is who Assange "works" for...

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Response to grahamhgreen (Original post)

Thu Nov 27, 2014, 05:41 PM

5. Surveillance through techno-Manorialism.

Tech companies are private sector, so they claim absolute authority to do whatever they want with "their" (read: your) information.

There is no public internet, so according to the owners of its infrastructure, you communicate at their pleasure.

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