Nations Present Internet Privacy Resolution to UN
INTERNATIONAL PRIVACY—GERMANY & BRAZILNovember 8, 2013
Following reports that U.S. intelligence eavesdropped on foreign leaders—including German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff—both nations formally presented a resolution to the United Nations urging countries to extend internationally guaranteed rights to privacy online, The Associated Press reports. Such resolutions to the General Assembly are not legally binding. The U.S. was not specifically named in the resolution.