Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 9th Aug 2013 11:01 UTC
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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: Comment by marcp
by Soulbender on Sat 10th Aug 2013 15:56 UTC in reply to "Comment by marcp"
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Yeah, because working towards the same goals, albeit for different reasons, is entirely unheard of....

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RE[2]: Comment by marcp
by marcp on Sun 11th Aug 2013 08:46 in reply to "RE: Comment by marcp"
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Common goals, different objectives and motivations. I mean, come on ... do you really believe they have the same objective? Vint Cerf ... does this ring a bell for you? This guy is NOT about money as much as Cook is.

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RE[3]: Comment by marcp
by Soulbender on Sun 11th Aug 2013 13:30 in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by marcp"
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So you're suggesting that Vint Cef is going to say "I think we should spy more on the citizens" just so he don't have to agree with Tim Cook?

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