[JURIST] The Council of Europe [official website] on Wednesday expressed concern over the UK reaction to the exposure of the US surveillance program, asking for further information. British authorities allegedly threatened legal action [Guardian report] against The Guardian and forced employees to destroy computer equipment, including hard drives and memory chips containing information leaked by Edward Snowden. In an open letter [text, PDF] to British Home Secretary Theresa May [official biography], the Council of Europe warned that such measures by...

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