EU Vice President Viviane Reding says stricter Internet laws will help, not hinder, economic growth, adding: "We do not want the U.S. government listening to our phone calls and reading our emails." 

Europe needs stronger data protection laws to win back the trust of citizens damaged by the revelations of the NSA's PRISM and other spying programs, arguesViviane Reding, the vice president of the European Union and European Commissioner for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship.