Government Outsources Monitoring In Silicon Valley

Sean Captain writes about a report showing that the government outsources more and more surveillance to companies in Silicon Valley.

Although Amazon plays the main role, the report also describes the involvement of companies such as Peter Thiels Palantir, NEC and Thomson Reuters in storing, transmitting and analyzing data on undocumented residents and US citizens.

"There is a transfer of discretion and power of the public sector to the private sector in the form of these technology contract services",

said Shankar Narayan, head of the ACLU's technology and freedom project in the state. from Washington. The report.

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