Brazil says U.S. might have committed industrial espionage

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said that if reports of the U.S. National Security Agency monitoring the computer network of Brazil's state-run oil company Petrobras are true, the U.S. will have engaged in industrial espionage that has nothing to do with security. "If the facts reported by the press are confirmed, it will be evident that the motive for the spying attempts is not security or the war on terrorism, but strategic economic interests," she said. A Brazilian TV network cited documents leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.

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