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When Google Met WikiLeaks

Julian Assange

224 Pages, ISBN 978 1 944869 11 3     
O/R Books, First Printing 2014/2016     

Behind Google's image as the over-friendly giant of global tech.
Nobody wants to acknowledge that Google had grown big and bad. But is has. Schmidt's tenure as CEO saw Google integrate with the shadiest of US power structures as it expanded into a geographically invasive megacorporation...

Google is watching you
As Google enlarges its industrial surveillance cone to cover the majority of the world's population... Google was accepting NSA money to the tune of...

Google spend more on Washington lobbying than leading military contractors
Google entered the lobbying rankings above military aerospace giant Lockhead Martin, with a total of $18,2 million spent in 2012. Boeing and Northrop Grumman also came below the tech...

Transcript of secret meeting between
Julian Assange and Google's Eric Schmidt...

Assange: We wouldn't mind a leak from Google, which would be, I think, probably all the Patriot Act requests... Schmidt: Which would be [Whispers] illegal... Assange: Tell your general counsel to argue...

Eric Schmidt and the State Department-Google nexus
It was at this point that I realized that Eric Schmidt might nog have been an emissary of Google alone... the delegation was one part Google, three parts US-foreign policy establishment... We called the State Department front desk and told them that Julian Assange wanted to have a conversation with Hillary Clinton...

(The text above comes from the back of the book)