The next development in the whole NSA discussion. The EU and Brazil decided to build a transatlantic cable between Europe and Latin America â€“ as a reaction to protect privacy, they say.
Well, the quotes are fairly harsh and directâ€¦
We have to respect privacy, human rights and the sovereignty of nations. We don’t want businesses to be spied upon.
The internet is one of the best things man has ever invented. So we agreed for the need to guarantee the neutrality of the network, a democratic area where we can protect freedom of expression.
We will continue to enhance data protection and global privacy standards. A new fibre-optic submarine cable, connecting Latin America directly with Europe, would make an important contribution to these efforts.
Hmm, I think we all know to whom they are really speaking J
Read the whole article at Transatlantic cables will bypass USA to avoid NSA spying
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- EU & Brazil to build undersea cable to thwart NSA snoopers (itpro.co.uk)
- Brazil-Europe Internet cable to cost $185 million (alethonews.wordpress.com)
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