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Snowden Special

Miss the premiere of whistleblower doco "1971" last night? The kick-ass panel afterwards, including Wolfgang Kaleck, Snowden’s legal support in Europe, touched on anonymity then and now and much more. Now read our interview with him here. more

Interviews & Portraits

Snowden isn't the only one who's risked everything to expose wrongdoing in the workplace – Germany has its own 'little guys' who often face years in court and unemployment due to the lack of protection offered to whistleblowers. more

Interviews & Portraits

Facebook knows your friends and political affinities, and Instagram knows what you had for dinner. But who are they telling? As Orwell’s dystopian world turns 30, are Berliners in danger of becoming transparent citizens? more

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Berlin is once again a capital of international espionage and, mirroring of its Cold War heyday, a proxy battleground between Washington and Moscow. So perhaps those inconspicuous office buildings around the city aren't just offices after all... more

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Behind today’s ‘free and open’ internet lie shadowy firms who have made your data their business – many of them based in Berlin. more

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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

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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

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