"Facebook, in particular, is the most appalling spying machine that has ever been invented, um, here we have the world's most comprehensive database about people, their relationships, their names their addresses, their locations, their communications with each other, their relatives. . .all sitting within the United States. All accessible to U.S. intelligence.
Facebook, Google, Yahoo. . . all these major U.S. organizations have built in interfaces for U.S. intelligence. Its not a matter of serving a subpoena. They have an interface that they have developed for U.S. intelligence to use."
Julian Assange, Interview with Russia Times May 1, 2011.
link found here:
see the historic video here:
kind of makes you realize why Zuckerberg became so nervous when asked about the "turning point" in Facebook's privacy history.
9:00 AM PT: Here is the image of the redesigned 2010 Facebook mission statement that was printed on the inside of Zuckerberg's hoodie. It was recreated from the pictures of the hoodied graphic since the graphic had not been made public until it's unveiling. -- notice that the arrows go both ways. . .
9:16 AM PT: I have not seen this video before, it is absolutely stunning!!! I strongly recommend that you watch this video. It is clear that the only possible way that this information is accessible under the fourth amendment is that all data including phone tracing and "checking in" location information is now no longer considered private information.