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Apple, Microsoft, Yahoo, Skype and Facebook receive complaints from European data protection agency

0. phoneArena posted on 27 Jun 2013, 00:23

A European group known as Europe v. Facebook has filed complaints against the European subsidiaries of Apple, Microsoft, Facebook, Skype and Yahoo; the complaints argue that the five violated European Data Protection laws because of their cooperation with the NSA and its PRISM program which allowed the agency to receive information on phone calls and conduct surveillance on other forms of electronic communications...

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posted on 27 Jun 2013, 00:50 1

1. Sniggly (Posts: 7305; Member since: 05 Dec 2009)

Ohhh snap.

posted on 27 Jun 2013, 01:28

2. Jonathan41 (Posts: 532; Member since: 22 Mar 2012)

Didn't see Google in that title. So no worries for me.

posted on 27 Jun 2013, 08:59 2

5. Edmund (Posts: 656; Member since: 13 Jul 2012)

that's because they're bank-rolling this whole pr stunt

posted on 27 Jun 2013, 06:43

3. roscuthiii (Posts: 2233; Member since: 18 Jul 2010)

Gotta love the fine print the way the US and EU laws play off each other here. Be great if both Big Money companies and Big Brother government all get their willies smacked over this nonsense.

posted on 27 Jun 2013, 08:57 2

4. Edmund (Posts: 656; Member since: 13 Jul 2012)

this has google written all over it

posted on 27 Jun 2013, 10:49

6. Napalm_3nema (Posts: 2236; Member since: 14 Jun 2013)

They didn't include Google because the diplomatic inquiries to the U.S. government will ask about all American intelligence gathering agencies, such as the CIA, Google, NSA, etc.

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