Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 9th Dec 2013 17:47 UTC

The giants of the tech industry are uniting to wage a campaign for sweeping reforms to the National Security Agency.

Google, Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo, Microsoft, Apple, LinkedIn and AOL are setting aside their business rivalries to demand that Congress and President Obama scale back the government's voracious surveillance.

These companies had little to no qualms about teaming up with the US government back when it was all done in relative secrecy, but now that it's out in the open, they're acting like heroes. This campaign would never have been launched if Snowden hadn't blown the whistle, which means the motive behind this new campaign is money - not morality.

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RE[2]: Morality?
by zima on Tue 10th Dec 2013 23:19 UTC in reply to "RE: Morality?"
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"Tactical voting" is not limited to such scenarios, I did it also in multi-party European country (mostly to force certain coalition - I voted for its smaller potential part, which would not be my first choice).

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