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Tech Hacking
New EU data protection proposal is stronger, but still has major loopholes

One of the most important pieces of legislation wending its way through the European Parliament concerns data protection. Because of its potential impact on major US companies like Google and Facebook, this has become one of the most fought-over proposals in the history of the EU, with lobbyists apparently writing large chunks of suggested amendments more favorable to online services.

UK Protesters supporting Edward Snowden
Snowden Finds Supporters in Europe

Alongside the outrage, there is also a certain gratitude towards Snowden in some quarters for providing information about what has been going on, including a surprisingly broad spectrum of politicians are calling for him to be offered political asylum

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