In U.S. Snooping Affair, Israeli Firms at Risk

Controversy over government surveillance that erupted last week over the NSA's PRISM surveillance program may lead to tougher standards for telecommunications gear like that developed, manufactured in Israel.

On Friday, The Guardian and The Washington Post published documents showing that the U.S. government has been systematically collecting data from companies like Google, Facebook, Apple, Microsoft and AOL on people's telephone and Internet usage.