06/20/2013 08:44 am ET Updated Aug 20, 2013

Silicon Valley And NSA Are In The Same Business, But Only One Does It For Money


When Max Kelly, the chief security officer for Facebook, left the social media company in 2010, he did not go to Google, Twitter or a similar Silicon Valley concern. Instead the man who was responsible for protecting the personal information of Facebook’s more than one billion users from outside attacks went to work for another giant institution that manages and analyzes large pools of data: the National Security Agency.

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