People and Politics

Snooping, Spying and Eavesdropping - The NSA Scandal and its Consequences

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A year ago it was revealed that the US was systematically listening in on calls made by German cell phone users - including Chancellor Angela Merkel. The affair was triggered by the publication of NSA documents leaked by American Edward Snowden. In Germany, a parliamentary committee of inquiry is supposed to shed light on the spying scandal.