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Digital & Media 06-12-2013

Leading MEP claims Snowden willing to testify before Parliament by video link

Green German MEP Jan Philipp Albrecht claimed yesterday (5 December) that Edward Snowden, the whistleblower and key actor in the NSA scandal, is willing to testify before the European Parliament.

Merkel’s phone tapped by the US, Germany claims

The German government has obtained information that the United States may have monitored the mobile phone of Chancellor Angela Merkel and she called President Barack Obama on Wednesday (21 October) to demand an immediate clarification, her spokesman said.
Global Europe 22-10-2013

France brings US eavesdropping to EU summit table

France will push for new data protection standards at an EU summit later this week, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said yesterday (21 October) after Le Monde newspaper reported the huge scale of alleged American spying on French citizens. EURACTIV France reports.
Trade & Society 24-09-2013

TTIP: Data is the elephant in the room

SPECIAL REPORT / Data protection issues have been cut out of the negotiations for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), but rivalry between the two trade blocs in the critical booming sector threatens to spoil any deal.