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Thomas E. Ricks' daily take on national security.

Silicon Valley as a non-state actor?

Is it? I suspect so. And so, I would like to know what is the foreign policy of Silicon Valley. I think it likely is a combination of libertarianism, greed, and "not-my-problem"-ism. Worth thinking about. Does anyone know of a post-Snowden study of the subject? Selling the Constitution down the river — is there an ...

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Is it? I suspect so.

And so, I would like to know what is the foreign policy of Silicon Valley. I think it likely is a combination of libertarianism, greed, and "not-my-problem"-ism. Worth thinking about. Does anyone know of a post-Snowden study of the subject?

Selling the Constitution down the river — is there an app for that? By the way, this is the best summary I’ve seen of just how much data the NSA is reading about you, and about everybody else who uses a computer.

Is it? I suspect so.

And so, I would like to know what is the foreign policy of Silicon Valley. I think it likely is a combination of libertarianism, greed, and "not-my-problem"-ism. Worth thinking about. Does anyone know of a post-Snowden study of the subject?

Selling the Constitution down the river — is there an app for that? By the way, this is the best summary I’ve seen of just how much data the NSA is reading about you, and about everybody else who uses a computer.

Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com. Twitter: @tomricks1

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