Google’s secret NSA alliance: The terrifying deals between Silicon Valley and the security state

Sunday, Nov 16, 2014 12:58 PM +0100 Inside the high-level, complicated deals — and the rise of a virtually unchecked surveillance power Cover detail of “@War” by Shane Harris   Excerpted from “@WAR: The Rise of the Military-Internet Complex” In mid-December 2009, engineers at Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, California, began to suspect that hackers…