Will concerns over NSA monitoring harm US cloud providers?
rousseau 35 weeks ago
While speaking with a couple friends from Europe, they expressed concern about using US based cloud services providers, because of uncertainty over whether their data was being harvested by the US government in the name of “national security.” One of them was adamant that he would not use American based cloud services, and in fact felt that he would be violating his fiduciary duty to shareholders if he continued to do so. Will the revelations about how widespread NSA data gathering has become have the unintended consequence of damaging American businesses?
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