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New European plan for data protection after Snowden

21 February 2014 Last updated at 11:11 GMT

Europe could soon be operating its own cordoned-off portion of the internet if proposals by German Chancellor Angela Merkel win support.

The idea has been prompted by revelations by whistleblower Edward Snowden about the extent of US spying.

And users of WhatsApp have expressed concern about Facebook buying the messaging service, raising privacy issues.

BBC Click's Jennifer Copestake looks at these and other tech news stories.

Watch more clips on the Click website. If you are in the UK you can watch the whole programme on BBC iPlayer.

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