posted on Jun, 29 2013 @ 03:28 PM
Wayne Madsen a former US Navy lieutenant who worked for the NSA for over 12 years has revealed that Denmark, the Netherlands, France, Germany, Spain
and Italy were having secret deals with the US.
At least six European Union countries in addition to Britain have been colluding with the US over the mass harvesting of personal communications data,
according to a former contractor to America's National Security Agency, who said the public should not be "kept in the dark".
Wayne Madsen, a former US navy lieutenant who first worked for the NSA in 1985 and over the next 12 years held several sensitive positions within the
agency, names Denmark, the Netherlands, France, Germany, Spain and Italy as having secret deals with the US.
Madsen said the countries had "formal second and third party status" under signal intelligence (Sigint) agreements that compels them to hand over
data, including mobile phone and internet information to the NSA if requested.
Madsen said he had decided to speak out after becoming concerned about the "half story" told by EU politicians regarding the extent of the NSA's
activities in Europe.
Basically they are all as bad as each other, as if we didnt know
Read the full article from 'The Guardian'
sorry if this has been posted already it didnt show up when I searched :-)