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U.S. surveillance alienates allies

Publisher: 
Marketplace
Publication date: 
25-Oct-2013
Author(s): 
Stephen Beard
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Gus Hosein of the Privacy International campaign group says the revelations about Merkel’s mobile have made tougher restrictions on transatlantic data flows more likely. “Now that the heads of state from across Europe are targets for the National Security Agency, they’re going to start taking this matter a hell of a lot more seriously,” Hosein says.