A sign stands outside the National Security Agency (NSA) campus in Fort Meade, Md., June 6, 2013. (AP/Patrick Semansky)
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The European Union wants guarantees of effective limits on U.S. authorities' power to request people's personal information from companies to conclude a new EU-U.S. data transfer pact, a top EU official said Monday, as a deadline from EU privacy regulators looms.However, one alternative would be for the United States to keep the EU informed on how often U.S. authorities access personal data on national security grounds as part of an annual review process of the new framework, two of the people said.Under EU data protection law, companies cannot transfer EU citizens' personal data to countries outside the 28-nation bloc deemed to have insufficient privacy safeguards, of which the United States is one.
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