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Zuckerberg No Longer Sucker for Obama

On Thursday, Mark Zuckerberg posted the following on his personal Facebook page:

As the world becomes more complex and governments everywhere struggle, trust in the internet is more important today than ever.

The internet is our shared space. It helps us connect. It spreads opportunity. It enables us to learn. It gives us a voice. It makes us stronger and safer together.

To keep the internet strong, we need to keep it secure. That's why at Facebook we spend a lot of our energy making our services and the whole internet safer and more secure. We encrypt communications, we use secure protocols for traffic, we encourage people to use multiple factors for authentication and we go out of our way to help fix issues we find in other people's services.

The internet works because most people and companies do the same. We work together to create this secure environment and make our shared space even better for the world.

This is why I've been so confused and frustrated by the repeated reports of the behavior of the US government. When our engineers work tirelessly to improve security, we imagine we're protecting you against criminals, not our own government.

The US government should be the champion for the internet, not a threat. They need to be much more transparent about what they're doing, or otherwise people will believe the worst.

I've called President Obama to express my frustration over the damage the government is creating for all of our future. Unfortunately, it seems like it will take a very long time for true full reform.

So it's up to us -- all of us -- to build the internet we want. Together, we can build a space that is greater and a more important part of the world than anything we have today, but is also safe and secure. I'm committed to seeing this happen, and you can count on Facebook to do our part.


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Pull my finger


To my Liberal Trolls:
"Really Don't mind if you sit this one out. Your words but a whisper, your deafness a shout. I may make you feel, but I can't make you think."
Ian Anderson 1972

When Obama starts losing Dem shills like Zuckerberg

You just know he's in deep shit.

Cyril's picture

C'mon, Mark!

C'mon, Mark! Keep your cool, it's just kids rolling their eyes, no biggie:


Ya know, kids!

Your stocks are still doing great**, so why all the b.s.?


** Hey, did you get a chance to thank Janet, btw? How's ze lady doing, in the footsteps of uncle Helicopter-Ben Bernankster? Is she still in that tapering thing, d'ya know?

Cheers! :)

"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.


"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

Really .

This nothing more than PR smoke and mirrors. Zuck is still the O Bomb'Ya's bro and nothing in his weak post says anything different

Please tell me this was saracasm and you do not really beleive your post title,right ?


Liberty = Responsibility


He's losing massive numbers of users at a steady rate. Facebook regularly penalizes, and purges anyone spreading any kind of truth. Facebook is no longer considered cool by the kids. There's no trust for them anymore, and this is a desperate, shameful attempt to hang on.

I hope he saved his shekels.

When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this sign: that the dunces are all in confederacy against him. ~J. Swift


....why didn't I see FB supporting "the day we fight back" petition. That would not have been enough to give me faith in Facebook, but it would have been a start.

Until he actually puts his money where his mouth is, I'm not buying any of it.

Cyril's picture

I wonder if the NSA could find the short cleartext of this

I wonder if the NSA could find the (short) cleartext of this:


made with my (custom) open-source SSSA-based PK implementation:


They should be able to, with more CPU power than we could ever have in thousands of lifetimes; shouldn't they?

Hehehehehe ;P

"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.


"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

Cyril's picture

Let us know! :)

Let us know! :)

"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.


"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

Hi I'm Mark Zuckerberg and I sell data

I sell it to whoever has the money. FBI, CIA, NSA? We practically live together. I been heaping them with your data for years, it was part of the model. Hey, I got friends in higher, farther and deeper places than you even know exist. But now this relationship is costing my business model. I need to get people's trust back. So I called my buddy Obama. He was watching a movie. Trading Places with Eddie Murphy. I love that one. We had fun reciting our favorite lines. That was neat. Anyways now I'm all about privacy and I'm really concerned.

I'm sooooooooo conceeeeeeeeeeeeeerned. Really really really really really. I'm not government, I'm on your side. I'm just like you. It's those guys you need to watch out for.

Anyways, thanks for listening, I know exactly who you are, I know exactly where you are, I know exactly who you are there with and I know exactly what you are doing. What you feel right now is me cupping your balls.


Be brave, be brave, the Myan pilot needs no aeroplane.

Gilligan's picture

You got that right, Smudge Pot!

Facebook is the modern-day telescreen. And we've installed it voluntarily.

Google is government.


How fake.

bigmikedude's picture




I agree, lol!

So this is why FB went down $2.00 today

aside from Russia being a thorn in the RULING CLASS ELITE people---Soros, Carnegie Institute, Citibank, etc., various corporations, and the overlord CFR!

Perhaps he can see the handwriting on the wall. He either makes his service "secure", or we will go to another one that is!

But, I wouldn't give Zuckerberg too much credit---yet, since he never came out against the NSA when Snowden revealed everything last year, did he now!

TwelveOhOne's picture

TwelveOhOne was never a sucker for Zuckerberg,

and regardless of his "atonement", never will be.

"Fool me twice, shame on me."

I love you. I'm sorry. Please forgive me. Thank you.
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http://jsjinc.net - Jin Shin Jyutsu (energy healing)


..still hopes to work with Paul Ryan and Obama on Amnesty to help his bottom line, no mention of buying a marginal app company for $16 billion.

Longtime Internet Poster

Free internet?

How about free speech? Facebook is trying to ban all firearm related pages..

The ol good cop bad cop routine..

I am not buying it. Take your BS somewhere else Mr. Zuckerstein.

Cyril's picture

^This man's vision doesn't need correction or has a perfect one!

^^^ This man's vision doesn't need correction, or has a perfect one!


"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.


"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

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"Government is the entertainment division of the military-industrial complex". - Frank Zappa

Very interesting.

Very interesting.


Whats the point if this post

Whats the point if this post . Were losing users so lets let everyone know we care about privacy. Haha ok