Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 18th Jun 2013 22:25 UTC
Google "Google asked the secretive Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court on Tuesday to ease long-standing gag orders over data requests it makes, arguing that the company has a constitutional right to speak about information it's forced to give the government. The legal filing, which cites the First Amendment's guarantee of free speech, is the latest move by the California-based tech giant to protect its reputation in the aftermath of news reports about sweeping National Security Agency surveillance of Internet traffic." Draining the ditch after the cow has drowned in it.
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Regarding the cow-thing...
by crystall on Thu 20th Jun 2013 07:52 UTC
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That sounds like the Dutch equivalent of "closing the barn door after the horse has bolted". And yeah, it depicts this situation quite accurately :-)

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