Battle for our data: European leaders call for digital sovereignty

Europe’s handing over its sovereignty to Silicon Valley and China. That stark warning this week from none other than Germany’s chancellor. The Information Age we live in means it is no longer about who makes steel or controls oil, but who has got your data. Angela Merkel’s got reason to worry. Companies like Volkswagen, her own interior ministry, they store their information on cloud computing systems run by Microsoft and Amazon.