The United States places restrictions with respect to spy on citizens of the European Union

Feb

29

2016

The United States government sets limits on the use of data collected in large quantities for the citizens of the European Union this month after reaching a new agreement for the exchange of information between the United States and the European Union, according to documents seen by Reuters.

And the form of the requirement to provide a clear explanation of the information that can be used by the United States to prevent the indiscriminate use of arbitrary and is essential to reach a new agreement that protects the privacy of Internet users in the European Union.

Washington and operate under the new agreement on the establishment of a new department within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to deal with complaints and queries that are forwarded by the agencies and data protection within the European Union, as well as providing an alternative dispute settlement mechanism joint annual review of the agreement.

Says Robert Leyte General Counsel for the Office of the Director of National Intelligence in a letter addressed to the US Department of Commerce that the data that is collected in large quantities can only be used within six specific purposes, including the fight against terrorism or cyber security.

Privacy and form the subject of the crisis between the European Union and the United States, in the wake of the former agent of US intelligence Edward Snowden in 2013 to reveal the practices of the United States with respect to collective government oversight.

Prompting the Supreme Court of the European Union eventually invalidate the exchange of data form the previous agreement with the US and left thousands of companies in a legal vacuum.

The data used for the exchange of information within many industries, such as the completion of credit and travel cards and e-commerce transactions exchange agreement also allows US Internet companies collect personal information about their users and deliver ads targeted to face such as Facebook and Google.

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