Yahoo chief Marissa Mayer said she feared winding up in prison for treason if she refused to comply with US spy demands for data.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer speaks during the 2013 TechCrunch Disrupt conference on September 11, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The TechCruch Disrupt Conference runs through September 11. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP
Her comments came after being asked what she is doing to protect Yahoo users from "tyrannical government" during an on-stage interview at a TechCrunch Disrupt conference in San Francisco.
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