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Industrial espionnage: The business of spying

The NSA's spying methods continue to anger Washington's allies. Brazilians are furious over allegations that the National Security Agency spied on the country's oil company Petrobras, one of Brazil's economic powerhouses, possibly for financial gain. In this edition of Beyond Business we try to answer the following questions: Who else is the US spying on? And who benefits from the stolen information?

By Nicolas RANSOM , Ali LAIDI

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Nicolas Arpagian

Specialist in cybersecurity



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