“Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm” —James Madison
Friday, July 07, 2006
4.6m banking secrets passed to US
Privacy International has estimated that details of around 4.6 million UK banking transactions have been passed by SWIFT to the CIA. And the European Parliament has passed a resolution demanding to know the extent of the complicity of the Commission, European Central Bank and EU governments in the transfer of Europeans' personal information to the US (thanks, Dave!).