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Google Comes Under Fire for ‘Secret’ Relationship with NSA

Google Comes Under Fire for ‘Secret’ Relationship with NSA
By Grant Cross
January 25, 2011
news.yahoo.com

Consumer Watchdog, an advocacy group largely focused in recent years on Google’s privacy practices, has called on a congressional investigation into the Internet giant’s “cozy” relationship with U.S. President Barack Obama’s administration.

“We believe Google has inappropriately benefited from close ties to the administration,” the letter said. “Google is most consumers’ gateway to the Internet. Nonetheless, it should not get special treatment and access because of a special relationship with the administration.”

Read the full article @ http://news.yahoo.com/s/pcworld/20110125/tc_pcworld/googlecomesunderfireforsecretrelationshipwithnsa

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