Microsoft and Google Unite… Just this once

In a rare example of Google and M$ joining forces to make the world a better place…
“negotiations with the government over permission "…to publish sufficient data relating to Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) orders" have faltered. Both Microsoft and Google will proceed with litigation to seek permission from the FISA court.”

see Microsoft and Google to sue government over transparency

This is all about the USAian government undermining any confidence in businesses providing IT services to hundreds of millions of people. How can such businesses grow if everyone believes they may be spying on customers? This situation has grown in the weeds for a decade. It may well take another decade to replace riot with reasonable checks and balances. It may well take a decade for the USAian government to balance its budget, respect its constitution and be a government for the people instead of a tyranny.

About Robert Pogson

I am a retired teacher in Canada. I taught in the subject areas where I have worked for almost forty years: maths, physics, chemistry and computers. I love hunting, fishing, picking berries and mushrooms, too.
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