PRISM could cost U.S. cloud companies up to $35B, says think tank
We keep hearing that the U.S. National Security Agency’s propensity for data collection will hurt American cloud companies. Now, one researcher has put a figure on those losses — $22 billion to $35 billion over the next three years. That’s according to¬†The Informational Technology & Innovation Foundation.
ITIF describes itself as a non-partisan think tank dedicated to promoting policies that advance the use of technology around the world. Honorary board members of the Washington D.C.-based group include California representatives Anita Eshoo and Darrell Issa and U.S. Senators Orrin Hatch and Mark Warner.