Edward Snowden Warns New Google App Will Aid ‘Big Brother’

JSC: Jamaicans in Solidarity with Cuba

Source:  TeleSUR
September 22 2016

Google’s new chat application will “record every message you ever send and make it available to police upon request,” said Snowden. 

edward-snowden-6

Whistleblower Edward Snowden appears via videolink | Photo: Reuters

U.S. National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden has criticized Google’s new messaging application, saying it is a breach of privacy and will track everything that users will say.

RELATED:    Post Urges Prosecution for Leak That Won the Paper a Pulitzer

User data stored in Allo can easily be obtained

The technology giant launched its new so-called “smart chat” application, Allo, on Wednesday, promising more intelligent text conversation features, including auto-reply options.

Snowden, also a former CIA employee who is now living in exile in Russia, said via Twitter that Google’s application will “record every message you ever send and make it available to police upon request,” adding that Allo was “dangerous” while nicknaming the application “Google…

View original post 178 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: