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Google stands against government spying and censorship

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Wednesday, 20 June 2012

Google stands against government spying and censorshipGoogle's fifth "Transparency Report" shows that the emperors of the world wear no clothes. The search and information giant started releasing the data two years ago, offering a small peek into the bombardment of user information requests that world governments make -- everything from non-copyrighted YouTube video take-downs, to search result link removals, to, most alarmingly, private citizen emails and information. But what is most alarming about these requests? Many are not even for serious matters of national security. Most are down right requests to silence, censor, track, and or monitor dissident internal political groups and political opponents. In some, it is… [Continue Reading]
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Source: Newsy.com - on June 18, 2012

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