When asked by the RT interviewer about the role social media networks such as Twitter and Facebook played in the recent uprisings in the Middle East, JA responded with vitriol and a warning:
"Facebook in particular is the most appalling spying machine that has ever been invented. Here we have the worldís most comprehensive database about people, their relationships, their names, their addresses, their locations and the communications with each other, their relatives, all sitting within the United States, all accessible to US intelligence.J A: Facebook Providing Information to American Intelligence
Facebook, Google, Yahoo ó all these major US organizations have built-in interfaces for US intelligence. Itís not a matter of serving a subpoena. They have an interface that they have developed for US intelligence to use.
Now, is it the case that Facebook is actually run by US intelligence? No, itís not like that. Itís simply that US intelligence is able to bring to bear legal and political pressure on them. And itís costly for them to hand out records one by one, so they have automated the process. Everyone should understand that when they add their friends to Facebook, they are doing free work for United States intelligence agencies in building this database for them."