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European Institutions Tracking Users Despite Law

ONLINE PRIVACY—EU

June 17, 2013

EurActiv reports European institutions are tracking website users in breach of EU data protection rules. European Data Protection Supervisor Peter Hustinx said institutions are aware and guidelines are being drawn up to deal with the problem. The admission of the problem came after recent reports of the U.S. National Security Agency’s (NSA) Prism scheme. Meanwhile, The New York Times reports on differing European reactions to news of the NSA surveillance program.
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