Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 9th Aug 2013 11:01 UTC

President Barack Obama hosted Apple CEO Tim Cook, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson, Google computer scientist Vint Cerf and other tech executives and civil liberties leaders on Thursday for a closed-door meeting about government surveillance, sources tell POLITICO.

Five hundred years ago, our ancestors started the fight to separate church and state. Now it's time we separate corporation and state.

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RE[2]: Comment by stabbyjones
by ricegf on Fri 9th Aug 2013 11:46 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by stabbyjones"
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In many ways. Under new regulations, US citizens are required to conduct business with government-approved corporations or face a fine... I mean, additional taxes. A fair analogy to government-sponsored religion, I think.

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