E.U. Officials Meet with U.S. Tech Firms on Surveillance Access

European Union officials are pressing big U.S. tech companies to free up surveillance access to their user data in the wake of last month’s attacks in Paris, marking a continued shift in the debate over privacy and security within the bloc. Firms including Facebook Inc., Twitter Inc. Microsoft Corp., Apple Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google were meeting with a raft of government and law-enforcement officials from the EU and member states including France to discuss deepening their cooperation in fighting terrorism, people familiar with the meetings said.