Marketplace for Friday, June 7, 2013
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PRISM is no longer about rainbows any more. The government is listening, at least somewhat. We look at what we can do as consumers to pressure internet and telecommunications companies to fight back against government surveillance of personal data. Plus, Grumpy Cat has taken the Internet by storm. So much so that the frowny kitty has a movie deal. We talk to the feline agent who represents Grumpy.
Posted In: Egypt, poor, Housing
The economic downtown that followed Egypt's uprising continues to make difficult circumstances even worse for the country's poor.
Posted In: privacy, web privacy, surveillance, security
Can consumers really do anything to force Internet and telecommunications companies to fight back against government tracking of personal data?
Posted In: summit, Obama, Xi Jinping, tourism, government spending
Their governments may not want to publicize the cost of President Obama's meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at Sunnylands, but local business owners are looking forward to a mini-economic boom.