Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article

Skip to comments.

Germans switch to national email providers after US scandal
EU Observer ^ | 29.08.13 @ 10:43 | Valentina Pop

Posted on 08/29/2013 3:12:41 AM PDT by Olog-hai

German people are flocking to national email providers and demanding encryption services normally reserved for corporate security in the wake of the US spying scandal, German justice minister Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger told journalists in Berlin on Wednesday (28 August).

“German users have reacted to the NSA [the US’ National Security Agency] scandal by switching to German email providers … and they are demanding encryption of their emails so far reserved to telecom companies. There is a great opportunity for private encryption,” the minister said.

She claimed that “some 80 percent have done so” already. …

(Excerpt) Read more at euobserver.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Germany; News/Current Events; Technical
KEYWORDS: bnd; braking; encryption; eussr; nsa
Navigation: use the links below to view more comments.
first previous 1-2021-23 last
To: DesertRhino
Disgusting isn’t it!?
21 posted on 08/29/2013 6:33:47 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 20 | View Replies]

To: upchuck
I can't imagine any other reason for their lack of action.

Perhaps the GOPe approves what is being done.

22 posted on 08/29/2013 8:43:45 AM PDT by zeugma (Is it evil of me to teach my bird to say "here kitty, kitty"?)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 12 | View Replies]

To: DesertRhino

My post was a response to LibLieSlayer not about the title of the article posted by Olog-hai.

We have no difference on the issue.


23 posted on 08/29/2013 9:52:24 AM PDT by Texas Fossil
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 16 | View Replies]


Navigation: use the links below to view more comments.
first previous 1-2021-23 last

Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.

Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article

FreeRepublic, LLC, PO BOX 9771, FRESNO, CA 93794
FreeRepublic.com is powered by software copyright 2000-2008 John Robinson