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EU commissioner seeks answers about PRISM programme

Wednesday 12 June 2013 | 12:02 CET | News
EU Justice Commissioner Viviane Reding has written to US Attorney General Eric Holder asking for "swift and concrete answers" to a list of nine questions about the consequences of the PRISM surveillance programme for European citizens. In the letter seen by the International Herald Tribune, Reding tells Holder that European countries have the right to know if their citizens' personal information was part of large scale intelligence gathering. She asks how much data sifting is being conducted, whether the surveillance target individuals and whether it goes beyond national security issues. She

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