Let's stipulate for the record that Congress has every right to ask questions of private industry as it works on the nation's behalf. I remember reading something to that effect when I was studying social studies once upon a time.
Then you have this: A public letter sent to Google CEO Larry Page by eight members of Congress inquiring "whether this new technology could infringe on the privacy of the average American."
News flash: Congress has discovered the 21st century.
It's not that the congressional representatives who signed onto to this letter were necessarily naive … Read more