Yasha Levine

Russian-born investigative journalist and author

Russian-born investigative journalist and author of "Surveillance Valley: The Secret Military History of the Internet" 

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The looming battle over internet privacy

Mark Zuckerberg admits it. Users give Facebook their personal information without knowing how it’s going to be used.

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