For German, Swiss Privacy Start-Ups, a Post-Snowden Boom

By Stephan Dörner

US and Chinese tech companies are not the only ones profiting from the “Snowden effect.”

Since news broke that former U.S. National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden disclosed alleged U.S. government surveillance methods worldwide, secure messaging and so-called ‘NSA-proof’ products and companies have sprouted across Germany and Switzerland, two countries who take their privacy laws very seriously.

Full article at The Wall Street Journal: http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2014/08/20/for-german-swiss-privacy-start-ups-a-post-snowden-boon/