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Infosec 2014: US tech dominance Europe’s fault, says Mikko Hypponen

Computer Weekly: Europeans only have themselves to blame for the dominance of internet data by big US technology firms, says Mikko Hypponen, chief research officer at Finnish security firm F-Secure.

Europeans continue to use US-based online services even though data is accessible to the US government because they have no alternative, he told attendees of Infosecurity Europe 2014 in London.

 

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