The US and the EU have agreed on new rules for sharing personal data across the Atlantic that will allegedly better protect Europeans’ privacy from US intelligence agencies after the previous Safe Harbour mechanism was deemed inadequate.
US and British spy agencies regularly tapped into live video feeds from Israeli drones and fighter jets during military operations in Gaza, on the lookout for a possible IDF strike against Iran, according to new data from Edward Snowden.
Denmark could vote on providing asylum for NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, as two political parties have started pushing the Danish parliament to take a national stance on the issue after a recent EU vote in favor of the move.
The majority of European Parliament members have voted in favor of asking constituent states to grant protection to whistleblower and former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, who has described the move as a ‘game-changer’ and a ‘chance to move forward’.
Data protection authorities in Germany have announced that they will review the legality of internet giants’ data transfers from the EU to the US, after the European Court of Justice ruled that Europeans’ data isn’t safe from intelligence services on US-based servers.
Accepting Norway’s freedom of speech prize via a video link from Moscow, due to Washington’s pressure for his extradition, whistleblower Edward Snowden noted that the US’ reputation is crumbling every year it stands against human rights, the rule of law and its own values.