- Oct 21, 2009
- Reaction score
- Political Leaning
You guys been bragging about freedom etc. but little did you guys realize that the government have been spying behind your backs.
Germans accuse U.S. of Stasi tactics before Obama visit | Reuters China asks U.S. to explain Internet surveillance | ReutersIn a guest editorial for Spiegel Online on Tuesday, Justice Minister Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger said reports that the United States could access and track virtually all forms of Internet communication were "deeply disconcerting" and potentially dangerous.
"The more a society monitors, controls and observes its citizens, the less free it is," she said.
"The suspicion of excessive surveillance of communication is so alarming that it cannot be ignored. For that reason, openness and clarification by the U.S. administration itself is paramount at this point. All facts must be put on the table."