Google, Apple, Microsoft And More Push For Government Surveillance Reform

Wall Street Journal:

Eight U.S. technology giants are making a joint appeal to reform government surveillance activities, following a stream of disclosures about actions by the National Security Agency.

Google, Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, Twitter, Yahoo, LinkedIn and AOL–bitter rivals in some cases–are issuing an open letter to President Obama and members of Congress along with a set of reform principles to better safeguard the information of Internet users.

When the four giants in the technology space collectively band together on something, they are probably right. The open letter can be found at