I am not surprised by this in the slightest bit, I am just glad we finally have official confirmation of this. …
This calls into question the privacy of other social media applications and messaging platforms, are we truly safe using anything, even encrypted messaging apps?
How far does the state-corporate collusion really go, and has Elon Musk truly put an end to it, or is he simply allowing the surveillance to still go on behind the scenes?
The tech billionaire is set to discuss the details with Tucker Carlson tonight at 8 p.m. Eastern Time, for now, here is a clip from that interview, and the latest reports:
— Tucker Carlson (@TuckerCarlson) April 16, 2023
Tucker Carlson Previews The Most Shocking Moment From His Interview With @elonmusk: The Extent Of Twitter's Surveillance
Tucker: "All of their private messages were being read by not just by the U.S. Intel Agencies, but by a bunch of different Governments. That's like an… pic.twitter.com/ss318jxKnm
— The Columbia Bugle 🇺🇸 (@ColumbiaBugle) April 17, 2023
The Hill provided this quote from Musk:
“The degree to which government agencies effectively had full access to everything that was going on on Twitter blew my mind,” Musk, who recently founded an artificial intelligence company called X.AI, told Carlson in the interview set to air on Tuesday.
“I was not aware of that.”
“Would that include people’s DMs?” Carlson asked Musk.
“Yes,” Musk replied to Carlson.
Tucker sits down with Musk tonight.
Twitter user accounts were under surveillance by our own Government as well as other Governments as far down as user’s DM’s.
— MAGASunnyDays🌻🌞 (@SmellyCat2Sunny) April 17, 2023
Elon Musk just said the US government had full access to Twitter user activity, including spying on users’ DMs under previous management.
This is almost as bad as the illegal government surveillance Edward Snowden exposed in 2013.
— Capt. D (@DB09215406) April 17, 2023
Previously, Daily Caller revealed:
Google, Twitter, Meta and TikTok’s executive ranks have included over 200 former employees of surveillance government agencies, creating an employment pipeline between the government and Big Tech companies, a Daily Caller investigation found.
The technology companies recruited 248 employees from the DOJ, FBI, CIA and DHS, a LinkedIn search revealed. The hiring occurred mostly between 2017-2022, with several filling top director positions after having decade-long careers in the surveillance agencies.