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World 25 Oct 2013 | 12:10 AM

Merkel says U.S. spying an unacceptable breach of trust

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel accused the United States of an unacceptable breach of trust on Thursday after allegations that the U.S. bugged her personal mobile phone, and she suggested data-sharing agreements with Washington may need revising.

World 25 Oct 2013 | 8:40 AM

Germany, France demand 'no-spy' agreement with U.S

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel demanded on Thursday that the United States strike a "no-spying" agreement with Berlin and Paris by the end of the year, saying alleged espionage against two of Washington's closest EU allies had to be stopped.

World 25 Oct 2013 | 10:00 PM

Germany wants a German Internet as spying scandal rankles

PARIS/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - As a diplomatic row rages between the United States and Europe over spying accusations, state-backed Deutsche Telekom wants German communications companies to cooperate to shield local internet traffic from foreign intelligence services.

World 28 Dec 2013 | 3:55 AM

U.S. judge says NSA phone surveillance is lawful

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge ruled that a National Security Agency program that collects records of millions of Americans' phone calls is lawful, calling it a "counter-punch" to terrorism that does not violate Americans' privacy rights.

World 07 Oct 2014 | 3:25 AM

EU Commission nominee moves to reassure lawmakers over U.S. snooping

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Suspending a commercial data-sharing agreement between the European Union and the United States is still an option for the incoming EU Justice Commissioner if Washington doesn't fully address Europe's concerns over U.S. snooping.

World 09 May 2015 | 4:45 AM

EU, U.S. close to data sharing deal for security cases - sources

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union and the United States are close to completing negotiations on a deal protecting personal data shared for law enforcement purposes such as terrorism investigations, three people familiar with the matter said.

World 23 Feb 2016 | 2:38 PM

U.S. government, Apple take encryption case to court of public opinion

(Reuters) - Apple Inc on Monday urged the creation of a government panel on encryption, the latest salvo in a standoff over a locked iPhone linked to the San Bernardino shooting that has escalated into a public relations battle between the revered technology company and the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Nation 09 Aug 2016 | 12:00 AM

Freebies and player accounts on sale as M’sians take advantage of popular game

PETALING JAYA: Malaysians are cashing in on the Pokemon GO craze with some offering freebies and player accounts to fans of the location-based mobile game.

Nation 27 Aug 2016 | 7:43 AM

How to stop Whatsapp from sharing your contacts with Facebook

PETALING JAYA: Earlier this week, mobile messaging service WhatsApp announced that it would start sharing its users’ phone numbers with parent company Facebook Inc.

Nation 30 Nov 2016 | 8:48 AM

True or Not: EPF denies claim over member's missing nomination details

PETALING JAYA: The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) has denied claims that it had deliberately deleted details of its members' nominees after a Facebook post alleging that it done so went viral on social media.