Tech companies take action against US government spying

Thursday 9 October 2014 | 20:34 CET | News
During a roundtable of technology executives organised by Sen. Ron Wyden (D., Ore.), Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt made it clear that he feels the government can only blame itself for the new efforts initiated by Google and Apple to bar police from suspects' smartphones, reported The Wall Street Journal and Cnet. The roundtable was organised to discuss the economic impact of future risks of US government surveillance on technology firms. 

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Categories: Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / Facebook / Google / Microsoft / Wind
Countries: United States
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