“Marissa Mayer, Yahoo Inc.’s chief executive, called on the Obama administration to provide greater transparency on the data collected by the U.S. National Security Agency,” Rebecca Blumenstein reports for The Wall Street Journal.

“‘We need to be able to rebuild trust with our users, not only in the U.S. but internationally,’ said Ms. Mayer, who was on a panel with other tech CEOs at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting at Davos,” Blumenstein reports.

“She said that greater ‘transparency’ would allow Yahoo to let users know which data the NSA is collecting,” Blumenstein reports. “‘People don’t now [sic] what data is being collected and how it is being used,’ said Ms. Mayer.”

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer (photo by Brigitte Lacombe)

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer (photo by Brigitte Lacombe)

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