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Luxembourg investigates Skype over spy link - report

Friday 11 October 2013 | 14:45 CET | News
Luxembourg's data protection commissioner is investigating Skype over concerns about its secret involvement with the NSA's Prism spy programme, The Guardian has learned. Skype could potentially face administrative and criminal penalties, including a ban on passing users' communications secretly to the NSA. If the Commissioner concludes that Skype has violated the country's data protection laws, it could also be fined.

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Companies: Skype
Countries: Luxembourg
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