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-- the NSA snooping scandal sparking new concerns over online privacy and who's tracking you in cyberspace.
Google is trying to rebuild its reputation.
Following reports that it helped the government spy on millions of Americans but the Internet giant has a history of similar accusations.
Investigations have been questioning Google's data mining practices for years John -- is an Internet security expert and the president of help us understand this was Google an unwitting partner -- NSA or were they -- Bob read only handing over our information.
Well two things number one I don't know how you describe partner I mean if they received a court order.
That was issued by the fines -- court to provide this type of information than they have to comply.
If the FBI comes to an individual and says we need your help you don't think that person's gonna help the United States federal government to track down terrorist.
Having all of that just last week the head of FaceBook Mark Zuckerberg -- and had a Google Larry Page said -- never heard of the prism program.
Before they hadn't heard of it.
Well -- very if possible that they received an order to give this information but -- -- did not understand where it was going.
But giving that information to the federal government you have to understand it may not been -- -- -- -- prison but certainly you knew they were -- to go through this information.
Remember nobody pays for Google so how is global making money.
They've been data mining fruit and I know they don't call -- affidavit collecting information on everybody your surfing habits and re selling that information took to marketers.
But there's -- sinister side of that that can be used that information can be use of instant and against individuals.
I've been warned people since MySpace you gonna run for office one day what you're seeing right now.
The age of 1213 fourteen is going to come back when you gonna run for congress stop put this stupid stuff on line but the sisters.
Died -- the you're talking about is walked.
And who's being cool who's going after us for the con tent that is all floating around out there.
Well let's not forget what's going on the IRS could you imagine if this type of information what you were doing when -- younger who you're associations for.
Who they would know right away who you're if they if the RS was involved in that targeting as you.
I know it seems like that way but I always has a former state won't force officer want to see the end of the investigation when all the facts command.
So pending that if they -- Bob that could you imagine with the federal government could do -- this much information.
On associations and who people are communicating with -- it seems so.
Overwhelming John now we can't we all live out here in the real world we can't just sort of lock ourselves away and -- permits so what's the answer if we don't like all of our personal business being exposed I.
This is a great opportunity for investors to step in and creating niche market.
For free searching non tracking instead of being multi billionaires maybe -- multi millionaires will have a successful company.
In light of what's going on with all these major search engines okay.
And remember the only reason the federal government's coming to them is because they've amassed all different this information if you -- a search engine out there.
And that does not -- -- -- does not save your information and just makes their money from advertising with those pop ups and all these other links that they they provide.
I think millions at a time would jump to a search engine like that and say -- to -- I know how to get Google to stop what they're doing.
Don't use global.
We agreed to use Google we're the -- going to go and then we complain about what they're doing.
Remember they're providing you know what appears to be a free service nothing is free -- -- So there is no -- tracking search engine right now.
In existence right now because they take information from marketing -- for marketing purposes and other purposes.
That becomes the treasure trove of information of what they're looking at.
By the federal government if this is now the federal government -- not comfortable company who's not providing that tracking that information storing that information -- start doing it.
They can't do that a -- unless I guess they get a court order but I don't know any judge it's -- allow them to do that.
To create a search engine that doesn't create this information and they're not gonna be a target of the NSA they're not -- have anything they want.
All you entrepreneurs out there you heard it get gets started -- -- thanks so much thank -- secret talks here.
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