Germany stops email snooping for Washington

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Radar domes on the premises of the monitoring station of the German Federal Intelligence Service, the Bundesnachrichtendienst (BND), in Bad Aibling, Germany, 08 May 2015.

Germany stops email snooping for Washington


The intelligence cooperation between Germany and the United States has hit a snag. Germany is no longer carrying out an internet surveillance operation for the US NSA intelligence service.

As reported by the Financial Times, Germany’s decision is the latest twist in a growing scandal over the extent of the country’s intelligence cooperation with Washington.

German media reported on May 7 that the BND foreign intelligence service suddenly stopped supplying the US with internet-based data un...


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