In rare warning, European rights body says UK reaction to NSA leaks may have 'chilling effect'

  • Article by: JAMEY KEATEN , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 21, 2013 - 8:00 PM

LONDON — In an unusual warning, Europe's top human rights organization said Wednesday that Britain's reaction to the exposure of the United States' vast surveillance program had potentially troubling consequences for free expression.

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vlombardyAug. 21, 13 9:32 AM

So, in the name of national security our governments now routinely eavesdrop on whomever they choose, and reporters whose job it is to report this type of thing are being threatened. This is democracy in action?? It sounds more like the old Soviet Union to me.

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