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US tech giants campaign against government snooping

Source: Politics Balla | Dec 9 2013, 9:44am CST | by IANS

Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) Overcoming their rivalries, eight US tech giants have joined hands to launch a public campaign asking the Obama administration and the US Congress to put a check on government surveillance through internet.
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British Tech Industry Reacts in Bewilderment to Joanna Shields' Peerage

Aug 9 2014 5:32am CDT | Source: Big Government

David Cameron is under fire for giving a peerage to Joanna Shields, a former Facebook and Google executive under whose tenure ferociously aggressive tax planning was the order of the day. Under Shields's direction, both technology companies sidestepped hundreds of millions of pounds' worth of tax. But what you probably don't know is how little other people in the technology industry think of her.  Shields's appointment ...
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