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Should Twitter, Facebook and Google Execs Be Our Censors?


Glenn Greenwald | The Intercept | Reader Supported News | August 24, 2014 here have been increasingly vocal calls for Twitter, Facebook and other Silicon Valley corporations to more aggressively police what their users are permitted to see and read. Last … Continue reading

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Facebook Defends Donation To Utah AG Sean Reyes, Who Supports State’s Gay Marriage Ban


On Top Magazine | August 16, 2014 Facebook has defended its decision to donate $10,000 to the campaign of Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes, who supports the state’s ban on gay marriage. According to Q Salt Lake, Facebook made the … Continue reading

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Facebook may have experimented with controlling your emotions without telling you


David Ferguson | Raw Story | June 28, 2014 Researchers at Facebook ran an experiment on nearly 700,000 randomly chosen users to see if their overall emotional state could be manipulated by the types of posts they see in their … Continue reading

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Facebook and the Future of Global Governance


Emanuel Pastreich | Truthout | April 3, 2014 Facebook has become a critical platform for international exchange that allows people around the world to seek out peers with similar interests and to begin serious exchanges with them about how to create a … Continue reading

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US tech giants knew of NSA data collection, agency’s top lawyer insists


De said communications content and associated metadata harvested by the NSA occurred with the knowledge of the companies. Photo: KeystoneUSA-Zuma/Rex The senior lawyer for the National Security Agency stated on Wednesday that US technology companies were fully aware of the … Continue reading

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Obama Meets With Facebook, Google, Others on Privacy, Surveillance


Alina Selyukh, Alexei Oreskovic | Reuters | March 23, 2014 xecutives of several large U.S. Internet companies, including Facebook Inc and Google Inc, met with President Barack Obama on Friday to discuss their concerns over government surveillance programs. Obama and … Continue reading

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US Tech Giants Knew of NSA Data Collection, Agency’s Top Lawyer Insists


Spencer Ackerman | Guardian UK | Reader Supported News | March 20, 2014 NSA general counsel Rajesh De contradicts months of angry denials from big companies like Yahoo and Google he senior lawyer for the National Security Agency stated unequivocally on … Continue reading

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NSA posed as Facebook to install malware on computers


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Microsoft, Facebook, Google and Yahoo Release User Data to NSA


Spencer Ackerman and Dominic Rushe | Guardian UK | Reader Supported News | February 4, 2014 Tech giants turn over data from tens of thousands of accounts Limited disclosure part of transparency deal made last month ens of thousands of accounts … Continue reading

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Tech companies reveal info on gov’t data requests


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