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Sunday, August 27, 2006

Update on US monitoring of SWIFT system

A "humdinger" of a problem is how a UK privacy expert describes the row between the US and the EU over American access to data held by the SWIFT Interbank Exchange in Belgium concerning international bank transfers. An EU committee is seeking to coordinate responses of 33 European countries to complaints received since the story broke a couple of months ago.
Thanks to PogoWasRight for the link.

Meanwhile German papers are demanding US authorities' access to SWIFT must be stopped.

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