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Dutch security services close investigation into BND tapping

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There is no reason to believe that the German intelligence service BND and American NSA spied on Dutch communications cables, according to justice minister Ronald Plasterk. In a response to parliament, he said there was also no ruling out that it did actually happen. Earlier this year the Austrian MP Peter Pilz published a number of documents suggesting that in 2005 German authorities tapped cables used for IP transit, a number of which were used by KPN. The papers pointed to Deutsche Telekom cooperating with the BND to intercept the cable. This is within the BND's legal rights, according to

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Categories: Internet
Companies: KPN
Countries: Germany / Netherlands
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