In 2013, the Federal Prosecutor’s office in Karlsruhe opened “monitoring processes” to review allegations of mass surveillance of Gemans’ on line communications by the NSA and GCHQ and of monitoring of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s cell phone communications by the NSA. Continue reading The Federal Prosecutor’s investigations of NSA and GCHQ surveillance
On June 25, 2013, Europe v. Facebook filed a formal complaint (available in German only) against Yahoo! Germany in regard to the company’s transfer of Europeans’ data to the NSA under the Prism program. Continue reading Europe v. Facebook’s Complaint against Yahoo! Germany
Internat’l League of Human Rights, et al. v. German Federal Intelligence Service, et. al. (Feb. 3, 2014)
This criminal complaint (available in German only) was filed with the Federal Prosecutor General’s office by the International League for Human Rights, data protection organization digitalcourage, and Europe’s largest association of hackers, the Chaos Computer Club (“CCC”), as well as individuals affiliated with those organizations. Continue reading Internat’l League of Human Rights, et al. v. German Federal Intelligence Service, et. al.