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How Microsoft handed the NSA access to encrypted messages

Guardian: Microsoft has collaborated closely with US intelligence services to allow users' communications to be intercepted, including helping the National Security Agency to circumvent the company's own encryption, according to top-secret documents obtained by the Guardian.

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SJIND1682d ago (Edited 1682d ago )

I don’t see MS resisting the US govt. like Google does.

SnakeCQC1681d ago

but the nsa has written "security" code for android

1nsomniac1681d ago (Edited 1681d ago )

Google resisting the US govt. HAHA since when??

You do realise that Microsoft & Google are 2 of the biggest players within the Bilderberg Group, That is to say that absolutely nothing they have is off limits to the government or anyone else that benefits from making money for the fat cats!

blacktiger1681d ago

you'd be suprise, company like Apple and Google would cooperate with NSA because of FISA, but helping NSA to un encrypt would suprise me a lot! And Microsoft is known to be Pro Ameriacn, which includes Politics because of Bill Gates!

christian hour1680d ago

As a good friend of mine said (although not sure if he was just repeating something he heard/read elsewhere)

"If Microsoft want to watch me masturbate, that's their choice."

A humorous anecdote that ignores the real issues at stake here, but still funny as all hell :P

FRAKISTAN1681d ago

After reading this people still support Microsoft? Say no to anything from Microsoft

jairusmonillas1680d ago

This is why Microsoft made Xbox One with a mandatory Kinect instead of optional Kinect.

evil_element1680d ago

Then they can watch you ever second.

DOOMZ1680d ago

Blame the Patriot Act, not MS... If the government asks, they get!

webeblazing1680d ago

this is old they wasnt the only company it was a ton of people behind the PRISM