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Cancel data sharing deal with US, EU politicians urge

Jennifer Baker | Sept. 25, 2013
Allegations that the U.S. NSA spied on banking data anger European Parliament members.

A third annual review of the TFTP program took place last month, and results have not yet been published. However the second review sparked anger among MEPs last year when it revealed that U.S. requests for European banking data were too vague to assess whether they meet E.U. data standards. But Europol still approved them.

The TFTP agreement was controversial from the start with Parliament only reluctantly agreeing to it in 2010. The European Parliament inquiry is due to present its report on surveillance by the end of this year


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