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No. 293. Open Season for Data Fishing on the Web
No. 293. Open Season for Data Fishing on the Web

The Challenges of the US PRISM Programme for the EU

Author(s): Didier Bigo, Gertjan Boulet, Caspar Bowden, Sergio Carrera, Elspeth Guild, Nicholas Hernanz, Paul DE HERT, Julien Jeandesboz, Amandine Scherrer
Subject(s): Security and defense, EU-Accession / EU-DEvelopment, ICT Information and Communications Technologies
Published by: CEPS Centre for European Policy Studies
Keywords: Data fishing; US PRISM Programe; EU;
Summary/Abstract: The revelation of the top-secret US intelligence-led PRISM programme has triggered wide-ranging debates across Europe. Press reports featured in the Guardianand Washington Post have shed new light on the electronic surveillance ‘fishing expeditions’ (dragnet) of the US National Security Agency (NSA) and the FBI into the world’s largest electronic communications companies.

  • Page Count: 10
  • Publication Year: 2013
  • Language: English