Konrad Werner: Who's really in charge?

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

Nov 17, 2015 12:00 PM The Berlin Blog

Konrad Werner: Either Merkel is lying or the BND is out of control

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

May 6, 2015 2:30 PM The Berlin Blog 1 Comments

Germany’s most infamous jihadist Denis Cuspert, aka Deso Dogg, was put on the US terrorist watch list by the NSA yesterday, Feb 9. But five years ago, he was just another posturing Kreuzberg rapper. Robert Rigney met him. more

Feb 10, 2015 11:00 AM People

Get to discover the print version of Exberliner through two of our most popular issues of last year – cover to cover – and totally free: no sign-ups, no strings attached. Enjoy and spread the word – through Jan 24. more

Jan 13, 2015 3:00 PM Features

In case you missed it! From hefty stories about the NSA, Nazis and religious radicals to hot topics like GEMA, sexism in the tech industry and animal love to killer profiles of fascinating personalities, last year had no shortage of scoops. more

Jan 6, 2015 1:00 PM Features

This year's Oscar for Best Documentary goes to Laura Poitras for her film on Edward Snowden, Citizenfour. Read Exberliner's exclusive interview with the Berlin-based US director. more

Nov 6, 2014 11:00 AM People

Edward Snowden risked his life to leak documents for the sake of “informing the public”. But how much wiser are we, the public, really? How much has actually been leaked so far, and who decides what gets published and on what grounds? more

Sep 30, 2014 12:45 PM Zeitgeist

INTERVIEW: America and the NSA? Evil? New Berliner, exiled hacktivist and passionate idealist Appelbaum ran from them and in turn brought a new wave of anti-surveillance enthusiasm to the city's already teeming digital dissident scene. more

Sep 22, 2014 1:30 PM People 6 Comments

INTERVIEW. Head of the Stasi prison memorial Hubertus Knabe knows a thing or two about state surveillance. He’s suing the NSA for spying on Germans. Catch him at Lichtblick Kino on Sep 25, 8:30pm for a special screening featuring rare Stasi films. more

Sep 18, 2014 11:45 AM People

Konrad Werner: The trouble with being an appendix

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

Jul 11, 2014 10:45 AM The Berlin Blog

Seymour Gris: The NSA's German partners in crime

Gris hit up the Transmediale on Sunday and the topic of NSA overreach and online privacy was topically prescient. Will groups like Chaos Computer Club, Digital Courage and the International League for Human be able to fight back? more

Feb 4, 2014 11:30 AM The Berlin Blog

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