Sep 072013
 
 September 7, 2013  Posted by  Business, Surveillance, U.S.

Craig Timberg reports:

Google is racing to encrypt the torrents of information that flow among its data centers around the world in a bid to thwart snooping by the NSA and the intelligence agencies of foreign governments, company officials said Friday.

The move by Google is among the most concrete signs yet that recent revelations about the National Security Agency’s sweeping surveillance efforts have provoked significant backlash within an American technology industry that U.S. government officials long courted as a potential partner in spying programs.

Read more on Washington Post.

And then #ThankSnowden

  One Response to “Google encrypts data amid backlash against NSA spying”

  1. What will this do exactly if the NSA has Google by the balls via national security letter or other warrant? They could even force gagging orders on them and bye bye Google CEO all the way to jail if he speaks out..

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