Germany plans boost to European IT after U.S. spy row

wochit politics
August 14, 2013 AT 12:34 PM
Responding to Germans' unease over U.S. surveillance of the Internet, Chancellor Angela Merkel's cabinet agreed initial plans to boost European technology companies and make them a more favorable alternative to U.S. peers. With an election looming in less than six weeks, the government has come under pressure to do more to protect citizens' private data.