Germany Proposes Network in Europe to Avoid U.S. Data Snooping

German Chancellor Angela Merkel wants to team up with France to establish Europe's own communications network and avoid surveillance snooping by America, Reuters reported. After last year's reports revealing that the U.S. was mass surveying Germany and other areas of the world and Germany's attempts to form a "no-spy" agreement with Washington came up empty, Merkel is looking for a way out of the National Security Agency entanglement. Merkel's own cellphone was reportedly monitored by American spies.

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