Tech Giants Issue Call for Limits on Government Surveillance of Users

See on Scoop.itDidYouCheckFirst

Eight major companies, led by Google and Microsoft, are calling for tighter controls on surveillance of their customers’ data by governments worldwide.

Greg Russak‘s insight:

The next time we want to complain about government overreach, let’s make sure the conversation includes wholesale collection of data and, like him or not, accept that we have Edward Snowden to thank at least in part for our awareness of that overreach. 

See on www.nytimes.com

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