Big Tech CEOs chastise NSA information gathering

Yahoo and Facebook heads feel the government is handling intelligence gathering poorly

If you’re active on any form of social media, use a smartphone or otherwise exist in the constantly connected world we live in, chances are your privacy is compromised one way or another.  And while it may not be much of a surprise, recent revelations about the level of information that the NSA collects on  the average internet user and the length to which their PRISM program went to get that information, have caught the attention of even the most apathetic internet users.

Putting their two cents in from the TechCrunch Disrupt Conference in San Francisco this week, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg openly chided the NSA’s intelligence operations.

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