“Google asked the secretive Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court on Tuesday to ease long-standing gag orders over data requests it makes, arguing that the company has a constitutional right to speak about information it’s forced to give the government. The legal filing, which cites the First Amendment’s guarantee of free speech, is the latest move by the California-based tech giant to protect its reputation in the aftermath of news reports about sweeping National Security Agency surveillance of Internet traffic.” Draining the ditch after the cow has drowned in it.
Google challenges US gag order, citing First Amendment
2013-06-18 Google 4 Comments
Until the gag orders are removed, we can’t trust anything these companies say because they are legally not allowed to tell us the truth.