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    Wednesday, December 22, 2010

    Google runs afoul of CIA

    This blog set to display 20 days of posts. Sorry Blogspot only shows 3 days, waiting for a Google fix, G

    Is Google Evil?

    They seem to be siding with Wikileaks.

    BOSTON, Dec 22 (Reuters) - Apple Inc (AAPL.O) has joined a growing number of U.S. companies that have severed ties with WikiLeaks, removing an application from its online store that gave users access to the controversial website's content.
    But Google Inc (GOOG.O), which operates the second-largest online mobile applications store, has kept more than half a dozen apps available on its Android Marketplace that make it easier to access the confidential U.S. government documents WikiLeaks had released on its site.
    The two distinct approaches highlight how it is far tougher for developers to get on the iPhone's platform than Android's. Some of the Android programs provide direct access to the WikiLeaks cables, and one of them even alerts users whenever a new leaked document from the WikiLeaks repository is made public.
    In past weeks, a host of companies from Inc (AMZN.O) to Bank of America (BAC.N) has withdrawn services for WikiLeaks, which has outraged U.S. authorities by releasing thousands of confidential State Department cables. [ID:nWIKI]
    But not Google they are backing Wikileaks, helping to disseminate "Secret Gov.Docs.

    Read more: Both worth the read 3 min.
    You decide.
    BSU's have seen indications CIA has special Wikileaks team.




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