consequence of illegal wiretapping scandal of the NSA, the bosses of high-tech meeting Wednesday, Jan. 22 in Davos are worried about repercussions for their businesses scandal of illegal collection of data by governments, including the United States .
In December, Microsoft decided to follow the lead of Google and Yahoo! and encrypt the data exchanged on its computer network because of “serious concerns” surveillance of the U.S. government . Brad Smith was then called “espionage Government persistent and serious threat as hackers and malicious cyber attacks” .
appointment Davos following few days the announcement by U.S. President Barack Obama, the establishment of safeguards to limit the powers of the NSA, the American intelligence agency. “It was a bit of the Wild West around the world” , commented on this Cisco boss John Chambers, in debates in Davos. “We must be able to re-establish a relationship of trust with users , for his part, said Marissa Mayer, the boss of Yahoo!. [Users] need to understand what type of data it [the authorities] we demand and how these data will be used. “