Sources: EU Rights Commissioner, Reuters
quote: In my opinion, populace anger is misdirected at the government (or at least the degree of which), when it should be directed at the lack of privacy laws and practices in the US.
quote: Not that I'm unconcerned about violations of privacy, but I can't but help to think all this shock and horror amounts to hypocrisy, or in the least absurd ignorance. Most people that I interact with in the States freely divulge private information on a daily basis (e.g. social media). With a name and address I can easily find: political and philanthropic donations, assets, stock trades, and corporate and philanthropic relationships.