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Submission + - NSA Surveillance May Have Dealt Major Blow To Global Internet Freedom Efforts (forbes.com)

An anonymous reader writes: Simply put, the US government has failed in its role as the "caretaker" of the internet. Although this was never an official designation, America controls much of the infrastructure, and many of the most popular services online are provided by a handful of American companies. The world is starting to sober up to the fact that much of what they've done online in the last decade is now cataloged in a top-secret facility somewhere in the United States. The goal has been to promote internet freedom around the world, but we may have also potentially created a blueprint for how authoritarian governments can store, track, and mine their citizens’ digital lives.
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NSA Surveillance May Have Dealt Major Blow To Global Internet Freedom Efforts

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