SPYING BLOWBACK: NSA Internet Spying Sparks Race to Create Offshore Havens for Data Privacy: Firms Tout ‘Email Made in Germany’ as More Secure; Brazil Wants Its Own Servers. “Fueled by the controversy, countries are seeking to use data-privacy laws as a competitive advantage—a way to boost domestic companies that long have sought an edge over Google, Microsoft Corp. and other U.S. tech giants.”

All is proceeding as Glenn Derene foresaw.