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Yahoo Will Follow Google In Encrypting Data Center Traffic, Customer Data Flow By Q1 ’14

Yahoo Will Follow Google In Encrypting Data Center Traffic, Customer Data Flow By Q1 ’14 | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Yahoo has announced this morning that it will make all traffic flowing between its data centers encrypted by Q1 of 2014. This follows moves by other companies..
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Privacy & security are fundamental to this industry and programs like  MUSCULAR are nothing more than a slap in the face. I applaud Yahoo for following Google's footsteps.

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The NSA has a smiley face problem

The NSA has a smiley face problem | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Allegations that the NSA is secretly harvesting millions of records from Google and Yahoo data centers outrages the tech giants. 'It underscores the need for urgent reform,' says Google's David Drummond.
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As if PRISM wasn't enough now we hear of a secret data gathering program, codenamed MUSCULAR

 

"Unlike the PRISM project, which requires authorization under Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act and is overseen by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, the MUSCULAR program allegedly worked under the radar."

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