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Box CEO says mistrust of Google and Facebook is a ‘contagion’ that could spread to every tech company

Recode: The worst-case scenario for us is that Silicon Valley gets so far behind on these issues that we just can’t be trusted as an industry. “Aaron Levie isn’t worried about his company, Box, being regulated — but he is worried about what happens if the government has to do something about Facebook. “It’s a contagion because it’s going to reduce trust in these types of platforms,” Levie said on the latest episode of Recode Decode, hosted by Kara Swisher. Box’s clients include some of the world’s biggest companies, such as Coca-Cola, General Electric and Pfizer, helping their employees share files and collaborate securely in the cloud. Levie said it has a “strong vested interest” in seeing Google and Facebook “resolve their issues” and get on a good footing with wannabe tech regulators in the government…”

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