Microsoft isn’t the only one working closely with the U.S. spying machine. Google has been doing it for years. The company’s roots are tied to the CIA, and it has worked with the NSA as well.
Here’s a sign of how vital Google has become to the US government: in 2010, following a disastrous intrusion into its system by what the company believes was a group of Chinese government hackers, Google entered into a secretive agreement with the NSA…
This mixing of military, police, government, public education, business and consumer-facing systems – all funnelled through Google – continues to raise alarms.
Is it just me, or is it unnerving that companies are allying themselves closer with the military?
Check It Out: Google is a Vital Cog in the U.S. Spying Machine