“German secret service shared Internet Germans NSA ‘




The German secret service BND would for years have shared with American colleagues from the NSA. Raw data over the Internet Despite promises of German online information would have been shared with the NSA.

The German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung states have been showing that the Germans and Americans for years worked under the code name Eikonal. documents in hands In Frankfurt, where one of the world’s largest Internet hubs state, the NSA was allowed to drain off. Internet traffic

According to the documents put Eikonal was shut in 2008 after it was found that repeated data of German citizens are sent to the NSA. Research by the BND would have found that 5 percent of the German Internet could not be filtered. The discontinuation of Eikonal would have led to anger the Americans, who demanded access to another European center for Internet traffic. However, as the Germans did not go in, according to the Süddeutsche Zeitung.

Earlier showed all that the German secret service gave the NSA access to Internet traffic through Germany was headed. Then it was said, however, that Internet traffic of German citizens out was filtered before it was transferred to the Americans. This seems so, if the information is correct, not always been the case. The BND has not yet responded to the publication of the Süddeutsche Zeitung.

The cooperation between the German and American secret services is part of a parliamentary inquiry. The inquiry demanded access to all documents in the case, which is then likely to be leaked to the media. Germany has already been spying area a rough relationship with the United States after revealed that Chancellor Merkel and other German politicians were tapped by the Americans.


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