More on how the NSA scandal is negatively affecting the cloud

In the wake of the NSA spying scandal, I have been moving my data away from large US vendors and increasing my computer security. Both of these issues needed to be addressed but the NSA spying scandal has made them relevant for me - and I suspect many others. This will negatively impact earnings growth, particularly at Google and Facebook, particularly for international and business revenue.
When it comes to personal and business computing security, maintaining relationships with multiple vendors is just as important as basic security. However, now that we know definitively that the US government is tapping into the Internet backbone and coercing Internet companies to divulge user data, security will take a more pronounced anti-American, anti-large vendor, anti-cloud computing turn.
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