Will Google and Microsoft Put Their Money Where Their Mouth Is? (Video)

TheWrap’s Lucas Shaw explains why this is empty posturing until they hit politicians where it hurts — their wallets.

Eight of the country’s largest technology companies, including Google and Twitter, attacked the government on Monday for flouting its users’ privacy. They took out full-page ads in several newspapers, part of a broader PR campaign to restore their users’ confidence.

Watch the video above.