Tech expert urges Americans to ‘quit Google, Facebook’ over NSA surveillance revelations
by: J. D. Heyes
Monday, June 17, 2013
In light of revelations that the federal government’s massive spy apparatus has been unleashed on its own citizens, some tech experts are now advising users of social media and other Internet-based sites that have helped Uncle Sam pry into your life to stop using them altogether.
While I do utilize +Google (+J.D. Heyes) to share my views and help market NaturalNews (we are a web-based publication, after all), I quit using sites like MySpace (remember that one?) and Facebook years ago when I became convinced they were gathering my personal data for later use against me. Turns out that my suspicions weren’t so kooky and conspiratorial after all.
Best-selling author and tech expert Prof. Tim Wu of Columbia Law School says Americans should boycott Google and Facebook when it is confirmed that they were secretly collaborating with U.S. intel services like NSA and others using the PRISM surveillance program.
‘Enormous data concentrated in a few hands leads to spying’