Thursday, March 13, 2014

Facebook's face cries to White House about NSA

Not content that Facebook already helps FBI and CIA, NSA got into the act (
The face of mega spying social media site
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he's called Pres. Barack Obama to express his frustration over what he says is long-lasting damage caused by the U.S. government's surveillance programs.
Posting on his Facebook page, Zuckerberg wrote today that he's "been so confused and frustrated by the repeated reports of the behavior of the U.S. government."

He adds that when Facebook's "engineers work tirelessly to improve security, we imagine we're protecting [users] against criminals, not our own government."
Have you been paying any attention, Mark?
The post comes a day after the news site Intercept [the work of Glenn Greenwald, Jeremy Scahill, Laura Poitras, and others]  reported that the National Security Agency has impersonated a Facebook server to infect surveillance targets' computers and get files from a hard drive. The NSA says the report is "inaccurate."
White House spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden confirmed that the president spoke with Zuckerberg.

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