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U.S. Taps Half-Billion German Phone, Internet Links Each Month: Report

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Both national security and privacy cannot be compromised but can you do it without tapping like what most countries do?
BERLIN, June 30 (Reuters) - The United States taps half a billion phone calls, emails and text messages in Germany in a typical month and has classed its biggest European ally as a target similar to China, according to secret U.S. documents quoted by a German newsmagazine.

The revelations of alleged U.S. surveillance programmes based on documents taken by fugitive former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden have raised a political furore in the United States and abroad over the balance between privacy rights and national security.
U.S. Taps Half-Billion German Phone, Internet Links Each Month: Report
 
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