Businesses cooperate with government mass surveillance at their peril, says Edward Snowden

TORONTO – Resisting government mass surveillance isn’t just the right thing to do – it’s good for business, whistleblower Edward Snowden told a Toronto cybersecurity conference Tuesday. Speaking via video link to the annual Canadian industry event SecTor, Snowden brought up the recent revelation that Yahoo! Inc. had agreed to scan customer’s emails for U.S. intelligence.