Saturday, September 27, 2014

Signaling Post-Snowden Era, New iPhone Locks Out N.S.A. - NYTimes.com

Signs of the security/privacy times

"At Apple and Google, company executives say the United States government brought these changes on itself. The revelations by the former N.S.A. contractor Edward J. Snowden not only killed recent efforts to expand the law, but also made nations around the world suspicious that every piece of American hardware and software — from phones to servers made by Cisco Systems — have “back doors” for American intelligence and law enforcement.

Surviving in the global marketplace — especially in places like China, Brazil and Germany — depends on convincing consumers that their data is secure."
Signaling Post-Snowden Era, New iPhone Locks Out N.S.A. - NYTimes.com
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