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Dear Google users— You may be aware of press reports alleging that Internet companies have joined a secret U.S. government program called PRISM to give the National Security Agency direct access to our servers. As Google’s CEO and Chief Legal Officer, we wanted you to have the facts. First, we...
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YouTube restores Obama videos, refuses to explain takedown policies

arstechnica.com
Four YouTube videos that had apparently been taken down earlier this week due to dubious copyright claims by the music publisher BMG Rights Management have once again become available to American audiences. The videos showed President Obama singing the opening line of Al Green's "Let's Stay Together." One of the...
YouTube restores Obama videos, refuses to explain takedown policies
Google and other tech companies deny PRISM surveillance claims, NSA says claims 'inaccurate' and not used domestically

With new iPad unveiled, Proview asserts its rights to the trademark in a letter to Chinese retailers

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A company reportedly acting on behalf of Taiwanese firm Proview has written an open letter of warning to all iPad retailers as it looks to put the spotlight back on its trademark wranglings with Apple, following the long-awaited launch of the latest version of Apple’s tablet device. The letter, translated...
With new iPad unveiled, Proview asserts its rights to the trademark in a letter to Chinese retailers

Google fires back, saying that there is no government access to its servers, period

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After an expose today in The New York Times placed several large tech companies as having set up secret ‘drop box’ type data stores for the NSA, Google’s chief legal officer David Drummond has fired back a missive. The statement says that the government has no access at all to...
Google fires back, saying that there is no government access to its servers, period
Every Company Named In NSA Spying Case Has Now Denied Knowledge Of It

Google and Apple Outright Deny They're Helping the NSA Mine Data

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A seemingly incompatible perspective on the reports from the Washington Post and the Guardian today that the U.S. National Security Agency has for six years been operating a project called PRISM — for which Internet companies provide massive amounts of online user data crucial to intelligence operations — is that of...
Google and Apple Outright Deny They're Helping the NSA Mine Data
Leaked documents show the extent of America's drone war
Larry Page & Google legal chief talk about the company's involvement in PRISM

Data snooping: Google, Facebook, Microsoft and others stand by denials

www.geekwire.com
“What the …?” That’s the headline on a blog post by Google CEO Larry Page and legal chief David Drummond today, denying involvement in a government program called PRISM that allegedly gave the U.S. government broad access to tech company servers for purposes of U.S. intelligence gathering. They wrote, in...
Data snooping: Google, Facebook, Microsoft and others stand by denials

Google's Page: We don't provide "open-ended access" to user data, calls for transparency

gigaom.com
Google provided the lengthiest statement yet on reports of government access to user data through some of the country’s largest tech companies, re-iterating yet again that the company has not provided the government with “open-ended access” to private data. Google was one of nine tech companies named in the Washington Post and...
Google's Page: We don't provide "open-ended access" to user data, calls for transparency
Google CEO Larry Page On PRISM: 'What the...?' (GOOG)

Letters: Orwell's fears refracted through the NSA's Prism

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After we'd fondly imagined that the free, open and accountable society was merely being gradually encroached on by military and commercial interests, the Guardian revelations in recent days about the actions of the US National Security Agency seem to have shocked us awake to find that we are already living...
Letters: Orwell's fears refracted through the NSA's Prism

This leaked slide contains the dates when Apple, Microsoft, Google, and others joined PRISM

thenextweb.com
The following slide from the Washington Post is painful timeline of when major Internet companies joined PRISM, a program that has seen user data and other information directly passed to the United States government and its intelligence arms. News of the program broke moments ago. For the Washington Post’s original...
This leaked slide contains the dates when Apple, Microsoft, Google, and others joined PRISM

Chen Guangcheng can apply to study abroad, China says

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Hillary Clinton says progress is being made as Chinese foreign ministry hints at resolution to diplomatic crisisHopes of a resolution to the standoff over the activist Chen Guangcheng's future have been bolstered after the Chinese foreign ministry issued a statement saying he can apply to study abroad.A state news agency...
Chen Guangcheng can apply to study abroad, China says

Google and Facebook insist they did not know of Prism surveillance program

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Larry Page and Mark Zuckerberg sharply deny knowledge of Prism until Thursday even as Obama confirms program's existenceAmerica's tech giants continued to deny any knowledge of a giant government surveillance programme called Prism, even as president Barack Obama confirmed the scheme's existence Friday.In a blogpost titled 'What the...?' Google co-founder...
Google and Facebook insist they did not know of Prism surveillance program

Washington Post Quietly Backtrcks On Claim That Tech Companies Knowingly Gave NSA Data, As Denials Get Stronger

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The Next Web is noting that the Washington Post has quietly backtracked on its original claim that tech companies "participated knowingly" in the PRISM spying program. And, at the same time, some of the denials appear to be getting stronger. Google's CEO, Larry Page, posted a blog post with the...
Washington Post Quietly Backtrcks On Claim That Tech Companies Knowingly Gave NSA Data, As Denials Get Stronger

Apple, Google, Microsoft and 6 other companies reportedly feeding NSA, FBI info through data sharing pact

thenextweb.com
Today the Washington Post reported that through a program known as PRISM, a number of US-based Internet companies allow the US government to tap “directly into [their] central servers. Companies that are said to be willing participants include: Microsoft, Google, Facebook, Apple, Yahoo, AOL, PalTalk, with Dropbox tipped to be coming...
Apple, Google, Microsoft and 6 other companies reportedly feeding NSA, FBI info through data sharing pact
Google Analytics Could Be Banned In Norway

China tightens internet controls

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Internet users will have to register with real names and deletion of 'illegal' information is to be legalisedChina has unveiled tighter internet controls, requiring web users to register their names and legalising the deletion of posts or pages which are considered to contain illegal information.The rules signal that the new...
China tightens internet controls
Facebook & Google on PRISM: 'It wasn't me'

Here Are The New Even More Repressive Chinese Internet Laws Everyone Is Talking About

www.businessinsider.com
China has unveiled tighter Internet controls, legalising the deletion of posts or pages which are deemed to contain "illegal" information and requiring service providers to hand over such information to the authorities for punishment. The rules signal that the new leadership headed by Communist Party chief Xi Jinping will continue...
Here Are The New Even More Repressive Chinese Internet Laws Everyone Is Talking About

NSA has direct access to tech giants' systems for user data, secret files reveal

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Secret PRISM program gives intelligence agency access to web and email of Google, Facebook and Apple customersThe National Security Agency has obtained direct access to the systems of Google, Facebook, Apple and other US internet giants, according to a top secret document obtained by the Guardian.The NSA access is part...
NSA has direct access to tech giants' systems for user data, secret files reveal

Google Says The Government Does Not Have A 'Back Door' For Spying

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Internet giants say they don't know about a secret government spying program called PRISM that let's the NSA and FBI sift through e-mails, photos, documents and online communications. Word of the program was reported by both The Washington Post and the Guardian after both publications saw a leaked presentation about...
Google Says The Government Does Not Have A 'Back Door' For Spying

Google, Facebook And Apple Deny Participation In NSA PRISM Surveillance Program

techcrunch.com
The Washington Post today reported that Google, Apple, Facebook, Dropbox, Microsoft, Paltalk, AOL (TechCrunch’s parent company) and Yahoo participated in the so-called PRISM program which provided the NSA with what looks like virtually direct access to their servers and their users’ data. We have now reached out to all of...
Google, Facebook And Apple Deny Participation In NSA PRISM Surveillance Program
The NSA's PRISM surveillance: how Apple, Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and others are responding

Doublespeak Denials Of PRISM Participation Were Careful Lies

techcrunch.com
“Direct Access” didn’t mean no access. “Back door” didn’t mean no door. “Only in accordance with the law” didn’t mean PRISM is illegal. And you didn’t need to have heard of a codename to have participated. You didn’t spell your denials of the NSA’s data spying program in plain english,...
Doublespeak Denials Of PRISM Participation Were Careful Lies
Judge Frees Google’s Android From Oracle Copyrights

Google on PRISM accusations 'WHAT THE ...'

9to5google.com
You don’t get any more tenacious denials than this. First, we have not joined any program that would give the U.S. government—or any other government—direct access to our servers. Indeed, the U.S. government does not have direct access or a “back door” to the information stored in our data centers. We...
Google on PRISM accusations 'WHAT THE ...'
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