Germany Discloses Most of the Spy Tools It's Using—and Other Countries Should, Too

Discussion in 'privacy technology' started by lotuseclat79, Nov 1, 2012.

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  1. lotuseclat79

    lotuseclat79 Registered Member

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    Countries that hide behind claims of national security are actually hiding their abuse and illegal usage of those technologies. It's not national security they're protecting. It's their own security.
     
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    I'm liking these stories out of Germany lately, showing concern for citizen privacy and being (for the most part) transparent about their surveillance activities. You'll always have some resistance from some people/agencies, as there are some very legitimate reasons to stay mum. You're certainly not going to get anywhere close to as much transparency from the United States or the United Kingdom where "national security" is the response for any and every question regarding these activities and courts allow it all to go unchecked.

    We of course have the EFF here in the States, but they've been rather toothless as of late.
     
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    Yes. Agencies would rather blow a case than reveal the methods used.
     
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