KPN investigates claims of German intelligence hacking

Thursday 28 May 2015 | 16:20 CET | News
The German intelligence service tapped dozens of data connections at Dutch operator KPN for many years on the orders of the US National Security Agency, according to disclosures by the Austrian politician Peter Pilz reported by De Telegraaf. The NSA allegedly drew up a list of priority connections and these were tapped from Frankfurt by the German Bundesnachrichtendienst. This included at least 225 data connections in 31 European and 33 non-European countries. The practice is thought to have started in 2005, but it is not known which organisations or individuals were targeted. KPN said it's

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