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China asks U.S. to explain Internet surveillance

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Reuters [1]
June 17, 2013

China made its first substantive comments on Monday to reports of U.S. surveillance of the Internet, demanding that Washington explain its monitoring programs to the international community.

Several nations, including U.S. allies, have reacted angrily to revelations by an ex-CIA employee over a week ago that U.S. authorities had tapped the servers of internet companies for personal data.

“We believe the United States should pay attention to the international community’s concerns and demands and give the international community the necessary explanation,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said at a daily briefing.

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[1] Reuters: http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/06/17/us-usa-security-china-idUSBRE95G06R20130617

[2] Internet firms co-opted for surveillance: experts: http://www.prisonplanet.com/internet-firms-co-opted-for-surveillance-experts.html

[3] NSA paid millions to Internet companies to cover surveillance program costs: http://www.prisonplanet.com/nsa-paid-millions-to-internet-companies-to-cover-surveillance-program-costs.html

[4] For 18 Minutes in April, China Hijacked 15% of the World’s Internet Traffic: http://www.prisonplanet.com/for-18-minutes-in-april-china-hijacked-15-of-the-world%e2%80%99s-internet-traffic.html

[5] Soaring internet usage ‘is threatening future of Google and YouTube’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/soaring-internet-usage-is-threatening-future-of-google-and-youtube.html

[6] The NSA is Turning the Internet into a Total Surveillance System: http://www.prisonplanet.com/the-nsa-is-turning-the-internet-into-a-total-surveillance-system.html

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