FB’s CEO Comments on U.S. Government Surveillance and 2 Other Hot Stocks to Watch

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB): Current price $45.64

On Wednesday in Washington, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said at an event hosted by Atlantic that revelations concerning United States government surveillance hurt the trust of users in Internet firms, and that learning more about the programs should help relieve some of the public fears.

The Facebook executive urged the government to release to the general public more information about its requests for data it makes to Internet businesses, commenting in part that, “What I can tell from the data that I see at Facebook is that I think the more transparency and communication the government could do about how they’re requesting the data from us, the better everyone would feel about it.” During his visit to the capital, Zuckerberg also held meetings with members of Congress from both parties to lobby for immigration reform.

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