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Google Teams Up with the NSA

The world's largest Internet search company and the world's most powerful electronic surveillance organization are teaming up in the name of cybersecurity.
Under an agreement that is still being finalized, the National Security Agency would help Google analyze a major corporate espionage attack that the firm said originated in China and targeted its computer networks, according to cybersecurity experts familiar with the matter. The objective is to better defend Google -- and its users -- from future attack.
Google and the NSA declined to comment on the partnership. But sources with knowledge of the arrangement, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said the alliance is being designed to allow the two organizations to share critical information without violating Google's policies or laws that protect the privacy of Americans' online communications. The sources said the deal does not mean the NSA will be viewing users' searches or e-mail accounts or that Google will be sharing proprietary data.
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This is the worst thing imaginable

This is a disaster for freedom. Oh well. How did Dr Paul say he keeps his sanity, "low expectations"? This is beneath even my own microscopic expectations. Google+NSA=FUBAR

I agree

things just keep rolling down hill.

"We can see with our eyes, hear with our ears and feel with our touch, but we understand with our hearts."