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European firms ´could quit US
internet providers over NSA scandal´

The Guardian (UK), by Ian Traynor

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Posted By:M2, 7/5/2013 8:38:20 AM

European businesses are likely to abandon the services of American internet providers because of the National Security Agency surveillance scandal, the European commission has warned. Neelie Kroes, the commission vice-president who speaks on digital affairs, predicted that providers of cloud services, which allow users to store and access data on remote servers, could suffer significant loss of business if clients fear the security of their material is under threat.

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Yet another reason not to use The Cloud.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Bohallx, 7/5/2013 8:45:26 AM     (No. 9409699)

Social media are designed to peddle your personal business all over the internet. The Cloud......... ~ bwahahahahaha !

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Reply 2 - Posted by: ruready?, 7/5/2013 8:58:35 AM     (No. 9409724)

Yes!! Hit those Obama lapdog geeks in the pocketbook. Next is Warren Buffet and after him is Al Gore.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: uno_thatguy, 7/5/2013 9:17:52 AM     (No. 9409758)

Another great smudge for hussein´s legacy.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 7/5/2013 11:09:19 AM     (No. 9409925)

I guess I don´t understand how all the tech works exactly, but I can understand how this could be very bad for those jerks that own the search engines and social media sites.

I hope the karma bites really hard and leaves a mark.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: JimBob, 7/5/2013 5:24:12 PM     (No. 9410429)



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Reply 6 - Posted by: JimBob, 7/5/2013 5:31:39 PM     (No. 9410441)

1) sorry for the fat-finger blank post.

2) If I am reading the various news articles correctly, this article is about the Europeans upset at the American government, but it appears that France and Germany are doing more-or-less the same thing. I would be very surprised if the British do not also have their own system on online snooping. (After all, they were the world leaders, having built the Ultra computer in WWII to decipher encrypted German messages.)

So, Pot, how Black is the Kettle now?

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