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Erratic GOOGLE: yesterday confronting China´s censorhip, today sharing “big brother” projects with CIA.

President B. Obama and Google CEO Eric Schmidt

An article that appeared Wired Danger Room yesterday reveals that the CIA and Google are now in cahoots to invest in a new company called Recorded Future — a real-life version of Minority Report, one that’s all fact and no fantasy, It’s purpose is to know the present and predict the future, totally.

I’m a longtime fan of Google and its mission to “organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful.” And I applaud its founders and workers’ commitment to “Do No Evil.” I’m disappointed, therefore, that Google is treating such a potentially dangerous technology, on the scale contemplated by the CIA, as just another investment in IT done up in red, white, and blue bunting. These are smart people. They must know better. What motivates this scheme?

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