This week it was widely reported that the German chancellor Angela Merkel, intended to discuss the creation of a European communications network with the French president Fran├žois Hollande in a meeting scheduled for today. (19/02/14.) The intent behind this ‘EU Internet’ is to avoid surveillance of emails and other sensitive information by storing data on servers located in Europe instead of in the US. Continue reading “Why Angela Merkel’s idea of a European Internet is insufficient to prevent snooping by the NSA”