Monday, December 9, 2013

Tech Giants Demand New Limits on Government Surveilance |

Tech Giants Demand New Limits on Government Surveilance | "The biggest names in tech launched their staunchest effort yet to change the way the U.S. and other governments collect user data from the Internet. The heads of eight of America’s largest tech companies — a roster that includes Google’s Larry Page, Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer and Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook — endorsed the campaign to call for new limits on government surveillance.

All together, Apple, Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Yahoo, Twitter, LinkedIn and AOL issued an open letter to President Obama and members of Congress calling for reforms and restrictions on government surveillance. “While the undersigned companies understand that governments need to take action to protect their citizens’ safety and security, we strongly believe that current laws and practices need to be reformed,” the CEOs said."

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