Instead of sharing private data on its users when the National Security Agency came knocking, Google should have done the honorable and ethical thing and refused. It should have taken the NSA's intrusive demands to court, to Congress, to the presidency, to the media and to the American people. And if all that failed, it should have closed up its doors and shuttered its entire operation, as some smaller businesses already have done. No one in their right mind should trust any company that gives the government access to the private information of innocent people who have not been suspected in any crime. Those in charge of the agency that has been collecting such data have caused more damage and represent a bigger threat to our national security than do the terrorists they claim to be fighting.