[ISN] It’s official: NSA spying is hurting the US tech economy

http://www.zdnet.com/article/another-reason-to-hate-the-nsa-china-is-backing-away-from-us-tech-brands/ By Zack Whittaker Zero Day ZDNet News February 25, 2015 China is no longer using high-profile US technology brands for state purchases, amid ongoing revelations about mass surveillance and hacking by the US government. A new report confirmed key brands, including Cisco, Apple, Intel, and McAfee