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: Wrong Direction
by aliquis on Fri 9th Aug 2013 20:08 UTC in reply to "Wrong Direction"
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I hate our government.

If they had manned up, stopped looking up to the US, built nation wide fiber network a long time ago, not rush into helping content providers and say offer a stronghold for Assange, Snowden, Manning, the pirate bay, Wikileaks and so on then imagine all the business and cool people who would have around here!

I assume the rest of the world might had tried to isolate us but whatever.

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