#GoogleGestapo: The Cloud Panopticon: Google, Cloud Computing and the Surveillance-Industrial-Complex

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The Cloud Panopticon: Google, Cloud Computing and the Surveillance-Industrial-Complex

Christopher Ketcham & Travis Kelly

EXTRACT:

“When private data is held by a third party like Google, the Supreme Court has ruled that you ‘assume the risk’ of disclosure of that data.” When you store e-mail at Gmail – or, similarly, in the cloud at Yahoo or Hotmail – “you lose your constitutional protections immediately.”

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Stephen E. Arnold: FBI Out-Sourcing on Cyber Equals Inept Stupidity

Stephen E. Arnold

The FBI Relied on a Private Firm’s Investigation of the DNC Hack—Which Makes the Agency Harder to Trust

…if the evidence that they’ve used to level major accusations at a foreign government comes not from agencies of the U.S. government or direct law enforcement investigations, but rather from private sector firms like CrowdStrike, then the “high confidence” of the government counts for very little.

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