Prism Revelation EU Weakened Data Protection at US Request

Top European officials are demanding more information about the controversial US Internet surveillance program known as Prism. But new information has revealed that the EU weakened privacy regulations in early 2012 following intense US lobbying.
The EU is demanding answers from the US on the Prism data surveillance program.

The EU is demanding answers from the US on the Prism data surveillance program.

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cgh -- with wire reports