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Google speeds up plan to encrypt servers to reduce “snooping”
Google Inc. plans to finish the encryption of all data stored on the servers sooner than planned, in order to meet the Government’s attempts to spy on users.
U.s. company seeks to provide data centers with stronger encryption systems currently used to enhance the ability of data centers that attempts to stand in front of the intelligence agencies to penetrate.
Andhe said “Erik gross” Google Vice President of engineering for the Washington Post that his company in the arms race to the intelligence agencies, those agencies are among the most skilled players in the attacks and espionage.
The news reports revealed that the NSA had succeeded in penetrating many cryptographic systems online, enabling it to spy on many encrypted data that travels over the Web, such as the content of emails and bank statements.
The newspapers said the report, “New York Times” and “the guardian” that American intelligence agency officials concluded an agreement with the technology to help them penetrate the strong online encryption systems, as well as to assist them in developing rear doors on users ‘ computers to facilitate penetration of the Agency when they want, and pay the Agency $ 250 million annually for those companies to ensure continued cooperation.
For its part, Google Inc. is trying to hard to acquit him heard allegations of involvement with government agencies for leaking user data, hopes the new encryption systems can help reduce unauthorized attempts to spy on users.
Was product manager at Google, “Dave Barth said in a statement that his company’s plan is based on the encryption of data and metadata using the unique key used sophisticated encryption khorazmet, said company spokesman said Google would not give the encryption keys to any Government and that it would not be in accordance with the law.
The “Google” and “Microsoft” referred to the Federal Court lawsuit last June, claims the right to disclose more information about the data users by the Government under the supervision of the foreign intelligence service which allows the control of aliens.
Google launches transparency report periodically to show size of Government requests for user data, and other technology companies have joined as “Twitter” and “Facebook” and “Yahoo” to their own transparency reports.
It should be noted that a referendum earlier had conducted “Arabic news portal technology”, the highest percentage of Internet users, participants, that Government censorship online is a way to compromise the privacy of users, refusing an absolute Government control.
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