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US does not bulk-gather Europeans' phone data - EC

Friday 14 June 2013 | 20:27 CET | News
EU commissioner for justice Vivane Reding said her US counterparts assured her that data collection of Europeans' telecom traffic is not conducted in "bulk" by the NSA's Prism programme, but only when there is strong suspicion of group or individual involvement in cybercrime, terrorism or nuclear proliferation, the Guardian reports. After meeting her counterparts in Dublin, Reding insisted that citizens' rights were "non-negotiable" despite the importance of national security considerations.The Wall Street Journal writes that Holder spoke of EU and US computer experts going work together to

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