US asks EU uncomfortable questions about its surveillance practices

02/05/2023 | Politico

In a bizarre turn of events in the EU-US Data Privacy Framework negotiations, the US Department of Justice is asking EU officials "increasingly uncomfortable questions" about the extent of surveillance of foreign nationals by member states. Countries including Hungary, Poland and France are being asked to clarify what legal remedies for redress are available for non-EU citizens. In addition, US officials want to understand the legal oversight powers governments have to ensure security services comply with their mandate. 

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