Mark Zuckerberg Calls Obama, What Did He Say?

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March 14 (Bloomberg) -- Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said he called U.S. President Barack Obama to express his frustration over the government’s spying. Sarah Frier walks us through what was said on Bloomberg Television's "Street Smart." (Source: Bloomberg)

President and says i don't like this nasa thing.

Walk us through what he said.

He is trying to show americans he is on their side.

Facebook has been of the center a lot of privacy scandals.

People think facebook likes to mix data.

Zuckerberg is trying to say i am here advocating for you -- think facebook collects too much data.

Zuckerberg is trying to say i am here advocating for you.

The nsa was posing on facebook as a something other than what it is to try to get information.

You can understand why that would make mark zuckerberg, kind of angry.

Especially since it was reported they were posing as facebook to try to trick computers into thinking they could provide them data.

That is definitely not what he wants to hear.

They cloned someone's facebook site?

They cloned facebook.

The whole site?

They made the servers think it was facebook asking for data when really it was the nsa.

Now mark zuckerberg knows how you feel.

About time.

He called the president.

Will this have any effect?

Does not sound like it from the tone of his note.

He said the government has to avoid becoming a threat.

We thought we were using our security team to protect against criminals, here we are protecting against the government.

It seems very much adversarial.

Interesting to see the president in this position am a you would expect george bush to be in it.

-- position, you would expect george bush to be in it.

He has in the defender of the secret security services.

That is true.

On the flip side, it is not something you would expect mark zuckerberg to be involved with.

He is an engineer.

This is something you can't hack to fix.

This is something you have to talk to the precedent president -- president and be political.

We have seen that through his involvement in new jersey as well as some of the investments he has made in africa.

It is getting back to the tech community is getting upset over all that has been unveiled with the nsa.

Can they actually influence change eventually?

They are a huge industry.

They have seen some hits to their balance sheets, some of them are having to put data centers in europe because people do not want the data in the u.s. where it can be vulnerable.

It is hitting the bottom line and they are having to do something about it.

They are getting more vocal, and the government is going to have to listen to them.

The question is whether the government, ultimately the government has the power to do what they want to do.

The fact that the tech companies claim they did not know about this, and now they do, makes it more of a public issue.

Maybe they can hack their way out of it and create a

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