Rickard Falkvinge: Europe Slams US on Mass Surveillance Suspends Trade Talks and Data Sharing

Ethics, Government
Rickard Falkvinge
Rickard Falkvinge

Europarl Suspends U.S. Trade Talks, Data Sharing Over Mass Surveillance

Privacy: The European Parliament has just voted on a comprehensive bill to express its massive disapproval of U.S. mass spying on ordinary citizens. In the bill, it calls for suspension of trade talks, suspension of data sharing, suspension of U.S. corporate rights to European data, and calls for the general principle of only surveilling suspects to be honored. This follows a several-months-long continuous inquiry into United States spying practices.

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