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German Spy-Agency Trades Citizens’ Metadata in Exchange for NSA’s Xkeyscore

August 27th, 2015

This is Really Insane!!

Germany’s top intelligence agency handed over details related to German citizen metadata just in order to obtain a copy of the National Security Agency’s Main XKeyscore software, which was first revealed by Edward Snowden in 2013.

According to the new documents obtained by the German newspaper Die Zeit, the Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution (

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