German Chancellor Angela Merkel proposes a European communication network to avoid countries with a lower data protection

In her weekly podcast Angela Merkel proposes to build up a European communication network that would avoid passing e-mails and data through countries where the EU data protection law does not apply, which is to say, in Chancellor Merkel’s opinion, countries with a lower level of data protection (among which she lists to the United States because of NSA surveillance program).

According to the German Chancellor, building a communication system with European providers (instead of using Facebook, Google and Gmail which are based outside the EU)  would help improve the data protection of European citizens.



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