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Google: Lack of Email Encryption By Comcast, Verizon Make It Easy For Government Spies

The volume of email cloaked in encryption technology is rapidly rising as Google, Yahoo, Facebook and other major Internet companies try to shield their users’ online communications from government spies and other snoops.


Google's Eric Schmidt says even if he knew about the NSA activity beforehand, he couldn't have done anything about it. (Getty Images)

Google Exec Says NSA Spying Was A Surprise To Him

Eric Schmidt tells The Guardian the NSA did not inform him about its data gathering program.



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