Julian Assange: You're All Screwed

Yesterday we reported how Wikileaks has uncovered a global network of surveillance companies for hire. Now Assange is telling it like it is.

Talking at a press conference, which you can watch here, he explained that "the reality is intelligence contractors are selling, right now, to countries across the world, mass surveilance systems for [iPhone, Blackberry and Gmail]."

He's right: we probably are all screwed. Keep in touch with the latest on the big privacy story of the moment, Carrier IQ, here. [The Guardian; Image: New Media Days]


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