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New leaks show Germany's collusion with NSA
Posted on 06/22/2014 10:15:52 AM PDT by Dallas59
This week German news magazine Der Spiegel published the largest single set of files leaked by whistleblower and former US National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden. The roughly 50 documents show the depth of the German intelligence agencies' collusion with the NSA.
They suggest that the German Intelligence Agency (BND), the country's foreign spy agency, and the Office for the Protection of the Constitution (BfV), the German domestic spy agency, worked more closely with the NSA than they have admitted - and more than many observers thought.
(Excerpt) Read more at dw.de ...
TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Germany; Government; Russia
KEYWORDS: edwardsnowden; germany; nsa; putinsbuttboys; russia; usa
Europes' croc tears...
posted on 06/22/2014 10:15:52 AM PDT
It’s called Echelon but now includes Germany.
posted on 06/22/2014 10:18:52 AM PDT
by Jack Hydrazine
(Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
Among its "success stories," the documents praise how the German government was able to weaken the public's protection from surveillance. "The German government has changed its interpretation of the G10 law, which protects German citizens' communications, to allow the BND to be more flexible with the sharing of protected information with foreign partners."
So like our NSA, the German intelligence agencies are proud of their treasonous acts.
posted on 06/22/2014 12:30:57 PM PDT
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