Google says all this data is encrypted in transit, but Google holds the keys and could decrypt it whenever they wanted (or were made to).
Do you spy on your kids? If so, why? If not, why not? This is the question at hand today. These are the questions that we’re going to explore in this debate.
Syme hopes that enough people are fed up with the NSA-style spying on citizens around the world, and it will spark a mess exodus off Facebook and Google+ and onto encrypted alternatives.
The National Security Agency in the US has access to whatever data you’re storing with US service providers like Google Microsoft, Yahoo, and Facebook. They’re also likely monitoring most of the traffic flowing across the Internet. We’ll try to summarize the important revelations about PRISM from the recent leaks and discussions around this important topic.