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Saturday 1 April 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Tonio Borg

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# Civil Liberties
Civil liberties groups claim PRISM breaches international human rights
A full-page newspaper ad, to coincide with an EU-US summit in Dublin, claims surveillance breaches United Nations conventions.
# Data Collection
EU to raise concerns about US data surveillance in Dublin summit
The European Commission says it will ask the US for assurances about the legality of its data harvesting this week.
# customer complaints
EU Consumer Centre receives 72,000 complaints in 2012
Tonio Borg, Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy said the results demonstrates the increasing tendency to shop online.
# Horsemeat
EU agriculture ministers to discuss horsemeat controversy in Brussels today
Agriculture Minister, including Simon Coveney, meet today as officials in the UK last night raided two firms alleged to be connected to the mislabelling of meat products.