Lawmakers fear US economic espionage

Lawmakers fear US economic espionage


Aresolution by EU lawmakers last Thursday warned that alleged US efforts to obtain information on global bank transfers linked to counter-terror actions could amount to economic espionage. The resolution said that the data managed by the Belgian financial cooperative Swift made it “possible to detect information on the economic activities of the individuals and countries concerned.” This “could give rise to large-scale forms of economic and industrial espionage,” warned the resolution, which was...


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