Allegations that Hong Kong and China were among tens of thousands of targeted networks by the NSA have generated a big reaction in Beijing and among China's state-run media.
The public companies named in the NSA's surveillance program have shareholders, consumers and pressure to comply with government requests for information. So what pros and cons are they weighing?
The number of private sector employees with government security clearance has rapidly grown in recent years. So what does having a government security clearance get you, financially and otherwise?