Technology legal news site, Groklaw, has officially closed its doors today. The site has shut down due to email security issues. This is the third website to go offline because of government surveillance within the United States. The closings began with Lavabit, followed by Silent Circle, and now Groklaw.
Projection: US-Based Cloud Hosting Companies to Lose Billions.
Government internet surveillance in the United States is troublesome. What might be even more troublesome is economic impact that recent NSA news will have on the cloud computing industry in the USA. Some numbers coming from the ‘Information Technology and Innovation Foundation’ point to billions in losses thanks to NSA surveillance.
PRISM and Web Hosting: What You Need to Know
News about the NSA’s surveillance program, PRISM, has spread throughout the Internet quickly. It has, needless to say, created a frenzy. While the extent that the NSA will go to in order to obtain personal information about every single person is unclear, there are some things that you should know if you own or operate a web hosting company.