Saturday, January 31, 2015
 
 
 
The German government has decided not to renew a contract with Verizon out of fear the telecom giant might be cooperating with the NSA and allowing the spy agency to snoop on private communication. Verizon provides Internet services to several German government departments but its contract ends in 2015. German officials announced on Thursday that they will not renew the contract, in part because of the revelations in the tens of thousands of documents leaked by Edward Snowden .   [READ MORE]
 
The German government is canceling a contract with Verizon over fears the company could be letting U.S. intelligence agencies eavesdrop on official communications. The Interior Ministry says it will let its current contract for Internet services with the New York-based company expire in 2015. Germany has been at the forefront of international outrage over alleged electronic eavesdropping by the U.S. Ministry spokesman Tobias Plate said Thursday that Germany wants to ensure it has full control over highly sensitive government communications networks.

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The German government is canceling a contract with Verizon over fears the company could be letting U.S. intelligence agencies eavesdrop on official communications. The Interior Ministry says it will let its current contract for Internet services with the New York-based company expire in 2015. Germany has been at the forefront of international outrage over alleged electronic eavesdropping by the U.S. Ministry spokesman Tobias Plate said Thursday that Germany wants to ensure it has full control over highly sensitive government communications networks.

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The German government is canceling a contract with Verizon over fears the company could be letting U.S. intelligence agencies eavesdrop on official communications. The Interior Ministry says it will let its current contract for Internet services with the New York-based company expire in 2015. Germany has been at the forefront of international outrage over alleged electronic eavesdropping by the U.S. Ministry spokesman Tobias Plate said Thursday that Germany wants to ensure it has full control over highly sensitive government communications networks.

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Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday introduced legislation in the Senate and the House of Representatives to ban deals where Web content companies could pay Internet service providers to deliver their traffic to users faster and more reliably. The bicameral bill by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy of Vermont and Representative Doris Matsui of California comes as the Federal Communications Commission is collecting public comments on new "net neutrality" rules.   [READ MORE]
 
Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday introduced legislation in the Senate and the House of Representatives to ban deals where Web content companies could pay Internet service providers to deliver their traffic to users faster and more reliably. The bicameral bill by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy of Vermont and Representative Doris Matsui of California comes as the Federal Communications Commission is collecting public comments on new "net neutrality" rules.   [READ MORE]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 





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