Is anybody really surprised by this given that their partners have previously included the likes of Vodafone? (or should that be Gerontic?)
An Austrian newspaper has published what it claims is evidence that Deutsche Telekom spied on Vienna for German spooks for the miserly sum of just €6,500 a year. On Tuesday, Peter Pilz publicly accused Deutsche Telekom of listening in on telephone and internet lines from Vienna, Luxembourg, Prague, Moscow and Ankara and …
Thursday 21st May 2015 09:44 GMT Anonymous Coward
Thursday 21st May 2015 10:03 GMT Bloakey1
Thursday 21st May 2015 10:55 GMT OliverJ
Thursday 21st May 2015 11:07 GMT Mephistro
It's about time...
... the EU does something regarding this shit, in Germany and other countries. Mass data interception without proper judiciary oversight? See where this takes us in a few years more.
And I'm quite disillusioned with Germany for allowing this to happen. Having suffered two totalitarian regimes for almost fifty years, one would expect them to be aware of the consequences of trampling citizens right to privacy.
Saturday 23rd May 2015 18:01 GMT regadpellagru
To see the BND has acted as a proxy to NSA. It seems Germany wanted to keep control, but was disturbingly keen enough to pass on non-terrorist intel to the US ...
Deutsch Telekom's response is surprisingly honest, franck and out of the usual bullshit on those matters.
Kuddos to the PR bloke.