Obama Faces Zuckerberg’s Wrath on NSA Spying

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March 14 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg’s Hans Nichols reports on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg voicing his displeasure to President Barack Obama over NSA spying on Bloomberg Television’s “On The Move.”

He let the president know the old-fashioned way.

He called him.

He said that the nsa has been disguising itself as facebook to gain access to computers.

It was bring in our international correspondent.

You have covered the white house for one or two decades.

Do you have the president's phone number?

That is just the white house switchboard.

You only call that when no one in the press office will call you back.

In my case, that was frequently.

And we have a conversation the president, you go to the oval office and you dumb down whatever criticism you meant to say.

Under zuckerberg that changed.

Not only did he criticize, he posted those criticisms publicly on a facebook.

It is a remarkable escalation.

It is a change in roles over who is in charge in this dynamic.

Here is what he said in his post.

I have called the president to express my frustration over the damage the government is doing.

It will take a very long time for true full reform.

That indicates the call did not go very well.

In some ways his comments are similar to those from edward snowden when he addressed sxsw remotely earlier in the week.

His message was technically you need to fix things because it is going to take too long a legislatively to get a solution.

Here is more of centerburg.

It is up to us to build internet we want together.

We can build a space that is a more important part of the world than anything we have today.

It is also safe and secure.

The president has been flirting with silicon valley for a long time erie it.

He has them at the white house.

This criticism is public and it was a zuckerberg who released it.

The white house confirmed it.

He said that he called the president and complained and he did not answer my concerns and we will have to do this on our own.

It will have clinical implications between democrats and silicon valley.

In december obama had those

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