we do not share your data with anyone and there are many ways to control the visibility and storage life of your data here.
but the internet is a public space and you should always assume your data could be compromised.
be smart with your password, use tor or a vpn, and use pgp for sensitive communications.
why does invoking national security necessitate ignoring privacy laws?
via the atlantic: if we're going to allow private companies and government to snoop into our private information for the narrow purpose of protecting national security, there needs to be a way to monitor what goes on so that there's at least the possibility that abuses could be caught.
That's kind of a harsh question. Just think of it like downloading copyrighted music for free: nothing's being taken away, just shared, so that artists can be protected from....well, from something they don't really ever see, but it's there. It's a sign of love and would hold up in court any day.