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EU wants US firms to report data requests

Friday 13 November 2015 | 10:08 CET | News
The European Union's justice commissioner Vera Jourova has called on US companies to report requests by US intelligence services for data on European online users under a new 'safe harbour' data-transfer agreement. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, the commissioner said the suggested review mechanism would add to official information on the data requests and serve as a way of cross-checking the scale of access to EU citizens' data by the US National Security Agency. "What we wanted was to have a double check from the side of the companies themselves, which should show us at least

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