frontpage - 4:58 pm on Aug 31, 2011 (gmt 0)
I wondered what happened to all my tinfoil...
You must not do a lot of reading of the newspaper to believe that Google is not involved with intelligence agencies.
Exclusive: Google, CIA Invest in ‘Future’ of Web Monitoring
The investment arms of the CIA and Google are both backing a company that monitors the web in real time — and says it uses that information to predict the future.
The company is called Recorded Future, and it scours tens of thousands of websites, blogs and Twitter accounts to find the relationships between people, organizations, actions and incidents — both present and still-to-come.
Google+ "Just give us your name and make our job easier"
Google Earth was formerly "Keyhole". Do a little reading.
In-Q-Tel, a private nonprofit venture funded by the Central Intelligence Agency, today announced a strategic investment in Keyhole Corp., a pioneer of interactive 3D earth visualization.
Google acquired Keyhole Inc. in 2004.
Google to enlist NSA to help it ward off cyberattacks
As an example, there's this hostname that may or may not tell-tale about Google's and US Air Force's Network Operations & Security Centers (NOSCs) URL = nosc-google.nosc.ang.af.mil.