EU lawmakers attack US over snooping programs

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Posted: Tuesday, June 11, 2013 12:00 am

BRUSSELS (AP) - European Union lawmakers took aim at the United States Tuesday for its recently revealed data snooping program, attacking Washington for treating its European allies as "foreigners" who are legitimate targets for surveillance.

The four major groups at the legislature all condemned the U.S. programs and the EU's top justice official said she will confront U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder on whether U.S. services are vetting data of EU citizens and companies, and will insist on the fundamental respect of rights.

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