US-EU: US Senate votes to refuse to renew the Patriot Act (16 December 2005)


See Reuters (link).

The reason was concerns over the lack of judicial control and congressional oversight - two crucial safeguards which the European Parliament agreed to remove from the EU Directive on mandatory data retention this week, see: Statewatch's Observatory on the surveillance of telecommunications in the EU

 

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