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US spying in Europe: Will it backfire on Google and Facebook?

October 31, 2013

“We’re transitioning to what this new world of data surveillance looks like, realizing now that any country that has this capability is pursuing it as far as it can without constitutional or statutory protection for these individuals,” says Danny O’Brien, international director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, an internet rights group in San Francisco. “It’s shocking that the EU intelligence agencies are doing this, but there’s a lot less public outcry in a place like France, or even Britain, because it is their own agencies – not the US – that is doing it.”

Saturday, October 26, 2013
Christian Science Monitor
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