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NSA Reactions Continue

SURVEILLANCE

June 20, 2013

From connections between the National Security Agency (NSA) and various leaders at start-ups in Silicon Valley to questions of whether the NSA leaks will prompt an EU data protection rewrite, reports on the continued implications of the recent revelations abound. In an opinion piece for The New Zealand Herald, John Roughan suggests “security trumps privacy online,” while the South China Morning Post reports on legislators urging Hong Kong “to tighten its laws on invasion of privacy and covert surveillance” in the wake of the NSA revelations. This exclusive for The Privacy Advisor highlights the key headlines, including a recent report from The New York Times on the connection between a former Facebook CSO and the NSA, a Reuters report on Wednesday’s cloud security summit and Sir Martin Sorrell’s comments in The Guardian that the NSA revelations are a “game changer.”
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