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CIA had access to German telecom data - report

Monday 7 September 2015 | 16:02 CET | News
The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) had direct and possibly unfiltered access to telecom data from Germany in a secret operation with the German intelligence service (BND), Spiegel.de reports. As part of the operation "glotaic", telephone and fax traffic of the US provider MCI was surveyed at its German site in Hilden between 2004 and 2006. According to a confidential paper of the German intelligence service BND, audio data of tapped calls were "directly routed to the US" so the "audio function would work without interruptions". BND employees had stated during the NSA inquiry that all

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