Google cofounder Sergey Brin said the company was shocked to learn that the National Security Agency was snooping backbone data. Speaking with Re/Code's Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher at the inaugural... more 
Google cofounder Sergey Brin said the company was shocked to learn that the National Security Agency was snooping backbone data. Speaking with Re/Code's Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher at the inaugural Code Conference, Brin explained that even though the company was surprised to learn of the NSA's data-collection practices, Google had already started encrypting much of that backbone data anyway. He said the NSA revelations made the U.S. government look "hypocritical" and "raised a lot of policy questions." less 
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