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German Justice Minister Heiko Maas has suggested Snowden should return to the United States, setting off sharp criticism in the Bundestag's opposition parties. 2012 [SPD Saar/Flickr]

German minister under attack over Snowden remarks

Germany’s Justice Minister Heiko Maas has advised US whistleblower Edward Snowden to return to the United States, sparking outrage from opposition parties in the Bundestag. EURACTIV Germany reports.
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Digital & Media 12-06-2013

EU slams US over data scandal

MEPs on Tuesday slammed the US government over reports that the country's Security Agency had been snooping on EU citizen's information and called for tougher online regulations. The scandal comes after whistleblower Ed Snowden revealed last week that the US authorities had tapped the servers of internet companies for personal data.
Digital & Media 12-06-2013

Parliament expresses anger over US data scandal

The European Parliament yesterday (11 June) slammed the US over the PRISM data leakage scandal and called on the EU's justice commissioner Viviane Reding to challenge US attorney general Eric Holder over the issue when the pair meet in Dublin on Thursday.