U.S. cloud firms face backlash from NSA spy programs

Cloud Security Alliance survey finds firms canceling contracts, looking elsewhere for cloud services

By , Computerworld |  Security

"Right now, there are many customers who don't want to buy American -- or to buy from a NATO country in general," Hypponen said. "Then again, there are many customers who don't want to buy Chinese, Russian or Israeli either. In a situation like this, it's good to be a solution provider coming from a fairly neutral country."

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