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The German secret service this month leaked its mass surveillance plans to the press and no one was charged with treason. Netzpolitik did the same thing last year and caused a massive fuss. more

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We now know that the BND is just as uncontrolled and unaccountable as the NSA. And Angela Merkel's administration seems to have no idea what's going on. more

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The BND story is really complicated, but there's only one thing you need to know. more

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Both Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Justice Minister Heiko Maas expressed their outrage about CIA torture last month. But as a new Amnesty International report shows, they're big fat hypocrites. more

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Germans are pretending to be outraged about the CIA spying on their secret service. In fact, they're just a bit annoyed because they broke one of their many politeness rules. more

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