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German Intelligence Used NSA Spy Program
07-21-2013, 12:56 PM #1
Octo Mother Superior
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Angela Merkel and her ministers claim they first learned about the US government's comprehensive spying programs from press reports. But SPIEGEL has learned that German intelligence services themselves use one of the NSA's most valuable tools.

Germany's foreign intelligence service, the BND, and its domestic intelligence agency, the Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution (BfV), used a spying program of the American National Security Agency (NSA). This is evident in secret documents from the US intelligence service that have been seen by SPIEGEL journalists. The documents show that the Office for the Protection of the Constitution was equipped with a program called XKeyScore intended to "expand their ability to support NSA as we jointly prosecute CT (counterterrorism) targets." The BND is tasked with instructing the domestic intelligence agency on how to use the program, the documents say.

According to an internal NSA presentation from 2008, the program is a productive espionage tool. Starting with the metadata -- or information about which data connections were made and when -- it is able, for instance, to retroactively reveal any terms the target person has typed into a search engine, the documents show. In addition, the system is able to receive a "full take" of all unfiltered data over a period of several days -- including, at least in part, the content of communications.

http://www.spiegel.de/international/germ...12173.html

Vell vell... Caught with ze Lederhosen down coffeetime.gif
07-21-2013, 01:00 PM #2
JayRodney ⓐⓛⓘⓔⓝ
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Ja Gram Pa Pa, ze leiderhosen around ze ankles chuckle.gif

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07-21-2013, 01:04 PM #3
White Ribbon call me
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es nutzt nichts. bleh.gif
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07-21-2013, 04:40 PM #4
Anonymous Kritter Incognito Anonymous
 
us and german intelligence work hand in hand since 1945. lol
i wonder why merkel didn't know about it. chuckle.gif
07-21-2013, 04:45 PM #5
Octo Mother Superior
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Yeah sure, she had no clue, just like any other puppet in charge.
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07-21-2013, 10:51 PM #6
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(07-21-2013, 04:45 PM)Octo Wrote:  Yeah sure, she had no clue, just like any other puppet in charge.


i don't even know if ppl would be outraged here when someone told them the truth. they're too dumbed down imo.
once i got interviewed by a local radio station to some other scandal involving the president of the federal republic of germany and corruption.^^ i said that this is a common practice in politics and the interviewer was like "WTF! - WHAT DID HE JUST SAY?! I CANT BELIEVE IT!". they never aired what i said. chuckle.gif
t-dancing.gif then another reporter interviewed me and i was like "wth? what scandal? who's wullf never heard of that guy" and the reporter was like lmao.gif and of course they aired it in their comedy morning show. coffeetime.gif
07-21-2013, 11:14 PM #7
Octo Mother Superior
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lol.gif Well I'm glad they found a segment to put your interview in chuckle.gif

Media operates the same way everywhere. It's basically the same company all over the planet.
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07-22-2013, 12:31 AM #8
one2thirtysix Incognito Anonymous
 
(07-21-2013, 11:14 PM)Octo Wrote:  lol.gif Well I'm glad they found a segment to put your interview in chuckle.gif

Media operates the same way everywhere. It's basically the same company all over the planet.


news and stuff are just entertainment for the masses even if they say something different ("the media is the 4th pillar of democracy" blah blah lol.gif). although i must admit that the modern day media is very capable of gathering information - this is pretty much the reason why every intelligence agency in the world has it's own OSINT departement.^^



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