Posts Tagged ‘monitor all’

The problem with deception, is it tends to be buried in the fine print, details, or 2500 page bills.  Here is another example, on the surface, it looks like it is for protecting us against terror threats but then you find this quote from someone who has reviewed the details.

But if the new plans go into effect, the Washington Post said: “transactions between European and US banks would be captured regardless of whether there is a substantiated need.”

Why would they need to capture ALL transactions, regardless of whether there is a substantiated need?

Do we trust them with these records?  Have they proven trustworthy?


MEPs demand explanation on US plan to monitor all money transfers

EUOBSERVER / BRUSSELS – The EU commission and MEPs have requested clarifications from Washington on reported plans to expand an anti-terrorism programme targeting financial transactions – a move that would render void the long-debated “Swift agreement” enacted in August.

“We urgently seek clarifications from the US if these plans are an infringemet of the Swift agreement and the EU commission promised to demand further information on it,” Dutch Liberal MEP Sophie in’t Veld told this website on Monday evening (27 September) after a closed-door meeting with commission officials.

The land of the free is has seen a huge build up of security measures since the 9/11 attack (Photo: Valentina Pop)

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