Brad Smith

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Google’s Schmidt: Impact Of NSA Surveillance Is ‘Severe And Getting Worse’

Greg Otto | FedScoop | October 8, 2014

Some of Silicon Valley’s top leaders issued a stark warning to the federal government Wednesday: If the National Security Agency continues its surveillance practices to the point where it forces foreign nations to localize data, it will destroy the economic impact the tech sector has on the American economy...

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Internet Giants, Amid Grumbling, Release New Data On Government Spying

Dustin Volz | Nextgov | February 3, 2014

Several Internet behemoths released updated data Monday detailing in broad terms the amount of national security requests for user data they have received from the government, part of transparency reports recently permitted by the Obama administration. Read More »

Microsoft Promises To Stop Reading Your Emails

Brendan Sasso | | March 31, 2014

Microsoft is in full damage-control mode after it sparked a public backlash by snooping on the emails of a blogger.  The company said Friday that it will no longer go through the emails of users who are suspected of stealing physical or intellectual property from Microsoft.

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