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EU Presses Tech Companies over Surveillance, Security - WSJ

EU Presses Tech Companies over Surveillance, Security - WSJ | Gentlemachines | Scoop.it

European Union officials are pressing big U.S. tech companies to free up surveillance access to their user data in the wake of last month’s attacks in Paris, marking a continued shift in the debate over privacy and security within the bloc.

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In the first half of this year, for instance, the number of requests for data from Apple by EU governments grew by 48% from a year earlier to more than 16,000, the company says. The number of such requests to Facebook grew nearly a fifth to 13,000.

Also under debate in Thursday’s meetings between the EU and tech firms is the role the companies play in limiting propaganda online. For more than a year EU officials have pushed companies to do more to remove messages from Islamic State, aiming to recruit new terrorists or people to join its fight in Syria and Iraq.

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Einstein Archives Online

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"The Einstein Archives Online Website provides the first online access to Albert Einstein’s scientific and non-scientific manuscripts held by the Albert Einstein Archives at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, constituting the material record of one of the most influential intellects in the modern era. It also enables access to the Einstein Archive Database, a comprehensive source of information on all items in the Albert Einstein Archives."

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