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The banality of ‘Don’t be evil’

Julian Assange reviews Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen’s new book, The New Digital Age:

Google, which started out as an expression of independent Californian graduate student culture – a decent, humane and playful culture – has, as it encountered the big, bad world, thrown its lot in with traditional Washington power elements, from the State Department to the National Security Agency.

Exhibit A: PRISM.