Facebook Chairman Mark Zuckerberg, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, and Google’s Larry Page and Eric Schmidt snubbed President Obama’s invitation to his cybersecurity summit today because of Obama’s illegal NSA spying.
Deepening division between the White House and Silicon Valley over privacy issues may have led to the top execs at Facebook, Microsoft, Yahoo! and Google giving US President Barack Obama’s cybersecurity summit a miss.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Google CEO Larry Page and its chairman Eric Schmidt have declined invitations to attend the public conference at Stanford University not far from where they have their respective Silicon Valley headquarters in California.
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