EU Committee Pushes For Trade Talks To Exclude Privacy

Law360, New York (December 19, 2013, 9:47 PM EST) -- The European parliamentary committee tasked with assessing the impact of government surveillance on European Union citizens called on lawmakers Wednesday to reject any trade agreement with the U.S. that touches on privacy issues and to push for the “swift creation” of an EU data storage cloud.

In a report tabled by lead European Parliament member Claude Moraes, the Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee described the preliminary findings of its probe into the surveillance activities of the National Security Agency and EU member states, which...
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