Giacomo Luchetta

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EU Lawmakers Approve Data Privacy Laws Aimed At NSA, US Companies

The draft regulation was beefed up after Edward Snowden’s leaks about allegedly widespread U.S. online snooping to include even more stringent privacy protection and stiff fines for violations. The legislation is poised to have significant implications for U.S. Internet companies, too.