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[4]: Comment by marcp
by marcp on Sun 11th Aug 2013 21:01 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by marcp"
marcp
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2007-11-23

Of course not [so please, stop using eristics].

What I suggest is that Cerf will sincerely try to protect privacy, while Cook ... well ... we don't know if he's better than Jobs yet. But the fact of the matter is that Cook cares mostly for money. Those who spy don't get money from the lack of spying, but from the spying of people.

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