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'SNL's Obama forced into selfie to make up for Merkel spying

The cold open of "Saturday Night Live" sees President Obama trying to explain his selfie with the Danish prime minister. Then in walks German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

By December 15, 2013

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Intelligence chief Clapper cites 'Casablanca' in dismissing Merkel mess

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper refers to a famous scene from the classic film in downplaying the tapping of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's cell phone.

By October 29, 2013

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German spy agency nabbed phone calls by Kerry, Clinton

Spy outfit accidentally recorded calls by current and former US secretaries of state, says report, an awkward revelation given Germany's outcry over NSA.

By August 16, 2014

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BlackBerry ups mobile security ante with Secusmart buy

BlackBerry's acquisition of German software firm Secusmart aims to secure voice and data and put better mobile security in every president and chancellor's hand.

By July 29, 2014

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Privacy group takes aim at UK surveillance practices

Privacy International files legal complaint that accuses GCHQ of installing malware on millions of devices without their owners' permission.

By May 13, 2014

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NSA's UK partner targets German companies, says report

A new report out of Germany cites the Edward Snowden documents in saying that the GCHQ spied on German Internet companies. It also offers more info on US monitoring of Germany's chancellor.

By March 29, 2014

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Feinstein excoriates CIA for spying on Senate committee

Sen. Dianne Feinstein blasts CIA chief John Brennan for allegedly spying on Senate Intelligence Committee computers, whom Edward Snowden then accused of hypocrisy.

By March 11, 2014

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TrustyCon's RSA Conference rebels promise more to come

Government-sponsored malware, the legal implications of the US government's pro-spying defense, and a discussion of tools to fight for the future lit up the agenda at the first Trustworthy Technology Conference.

By February 27, 2014

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Snowden accuses NSA of conducting industrial espionage

Former NSA contractor tells a German broadcaster that the US agency would collect intelligence from foreign companies that had no national defense value.

By January 26, 2014

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NSA spied on EU antitrust official who sparred with US tech giants

A report in The New York Times pulls from Edward Snowden documents to give more details about agency surveillance of foreign officials and businesses, as well as humanitarian organizations.

By December 20, 2013