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Facebook's German headquarters attacked and defaced

Police are searching for over a dozen people who damaged Facebook’s German headquarters in the northern city of Hamburg. The unidentified gang smashed windows, threw paint and sprayed “Facebook dislike” on a wall, police said yesterday.

NSA spying on Germany more than any other EU country

The National Security Agency is collecting data seemingly everywhere, but not all countries warrant the same level of communications scrutiny in the eyes of the NSA. Some high profile targets for data collection include China, Iraq, and Saudi Arabia, which…

U.N. communications body adopts eavesdropping standards

Despite concerns voiced by Germany, a number of Internet eavesdropping techniques were approved for use by the International Telecommunication Union. The ITU is the specialized U.N. body charged with the facilitation and regulation of information and communication technologies. provides…