Google is the commercial surveillance apparatus of the NSA

This in-depth investigative report by Nafeez Ahmed covers how Google was seeded by the US Dept of Defence and later nurtured by the NSA, along with other government agents and contractors. A number of Google’s senior executives have deep ties to America’s spy and security apparatus. No wonder they feel like they’re spying on us - because they are! By design.

Don’t do evil, they say.

Why is it that so many engineers lack a sense of irony?

Or, morality?