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21 hours ago, cavanami said:

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https://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-usa-spying/u-s-spy-agency-tapped-german-chancellery-for-decades-wikileaks-idUSKCN0PI2AD20150709

WikiLeaks published what it said were three NSA intercepts of Merkel’s conversations, and data it said listed telephone numbers for the chancellor, her aides, her office and even her fax machine.

“The names associated with some of the targets indicate that spying on the Chancellery predates Angela Merkel as it includes staff of former Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder (in office 1998-2002), and his predecessor Helmut Kohl,” WikiLeaks added in a statement.

The intercepts detailed communications from Merkel in 2009 on the international financial crisis, with the crown prince of the United Arab Emirates in 2009 on Iran, and with advisers in 2011 on the euro zone crisis.

The targeted phone numbers included those for the cellphones of senior officials at the chancellery and included that of Ronald Pofalla, Merkel’s former chief of staff, WikiLeaks said.

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-28243933

 

https://www.infoworld.com/article/2609310/apple--cisco--dell-unhappy-over-alleged-nsa-back-doors-in-their-gear.html

Germany's Der Spiegel newsmagazine reported Monday that the U.S. National Security Agency has for years compromised a wide range of hardware devices, including PCs, iPhones, hard drives, and network routers, as part of its spying activities. The NSA also installed back doors into European telecom networks and into BlackBerry's network operations center to spy on communications, the Der Spiegel report says.

The spy agency's Tailored Access Operations (TAO) unit is alleged to have installed such hidden access methods in a variety of devices from Apple, Cisco Systems, Dell, Huawei, Juniper, Maxtor, Samsung, Seagate, and Western Digital, among others. Although the precise methods are unclear, many seem to involve installation of monitoring software or modified firmware -- some on devices intercepted in transit from vendors to their customers.

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On 6/17/2020 at 4:34 AM, cavanami said:

This should make Bubi happy...

Donald Trump says he wants the number of U.S. troops in Germany cut in half

President Donald Trump said Monday he is planning to withdraw a little more than half of the U.S. troops now stationed in Germany, despite concerns that such a move would reduce American influence throughout Europe.

 

 

Bubi happy. So far not a single man or woman left. Neither can the General Command give any information about existing plans  because there aren´t any. Need more time for planning the army says, maybe after November 4th nobody interested any more. Except Cavanami.

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but which half to keep? above the navel or below the navel ?

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12 hours ago, buffalo_bill said:

 

Bubi happy. So far not a single man or woman left. Neither can the General Command give any information about existing plans  because there aren´t any. Need more time for planning the army says, maybe after November 4th nobody interested any more. Except Cavanami.

Yes, move troops out of Germany!!!

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For Bubi since he is too busy with the USA and knows nothing of the doings in Germany...

The new German law that compels social media companies to remove hate speech and other illegal content can lead to unaccountable, overbroad censorship and should be promptly reversed, Human Rights Watch said today. The law sets a dangerous precedent for other governments looking to restrict speech online by forcing companies to censor on the government’s behalf.

“Governments and the public have valid concerns about the proliferation of illegal or abusive content online, but the new German law is fundamentally flawed,” said Wenzel Michalski, Germany director at Human Rights Watch. “It is vague, overbroad, and turns private companies into overzealous censors to avoid steep fines, leaving users with no judicial oversight or right to appeal.”

Parliament approved the Network Enforcement Act, commonly known as NetzDG, on June 30, 2017, and it took full effect on January 1, 2018.

https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/02/14/germany-flawed-social-media-law

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