Hacking Google

The NSA, when it feels the need, listens in on our phone conversations. This so-called wiretapping takes many forms: bugging, tapping, intercepting, snooping through phone company records, etc. The technology these days is diverse and extremely sophisticated.

It is all too easy, then, to imagine that if Google, for example, refuses a government request for information, the government could simply hack that company’s system and take what it wants.

... and that's my two cents