Skip to comments.Obama taps tech world for cash amid privacy debate
Posted on 05/08/2014 12:23:23 AM PDT by Olog-hai
President Barack Obama is attending high-dollar Democratic Party fundraisers hosted by Silicon Valley executives, drawing attention to the complicated relationship between the president and the high-tech industry.
The revelations of National Security Agency spying have created an outcry from tech companies whose data have been gathered by the government. Obama has had to reassure Internet and tech executives that he is committed to protecting privacy.
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The revelations of National Security Agency spying have created an outcry from tech companiesWell of course -- they can't very well be seen going "attaboy!" They can't very well have it realized that they were in on the whole thing, bad for business.