Facebook founder frustrated by ‘US spying’

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Hacker typing on a laptopFacebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has said he has called President Barack Obama to “express frustration” over US digital surveillance.

The 29-year-old said in a blog post the US government “should be the champion for the internet, not a threat”.

His comments com after the US National Security Agency (NSA) imitated a Facebook server to infect surveillance targets’ computers.

The NSA said the report was “inaccurate”.

The tech founder wrote on Thursday “it seems like it will take a very long time for true full reform”.

He continued in his blog post: “When our engineers work tirelessly to improve security, we imagine we’re protecting you against criminals, not our own government.”

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