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NSA Spying on German Chancellor Angela Merkel since 2002

The NSA spied the phone from Angela Merkel apparently made for more than ten years. This emerges from a secret file of the U.S. Secret Service, which is present SPIEGEL. From its Berlin embassy, ​​the U.S. spy apparently from the entire government district.

The Der Spiegel story shows just how comprehensive the NSA spying was: Beginning in 2002, Merkel's calls were either recorded or monitored by NSA officials.

Germany has responded by sending its top intelligence officials to Washington to sort through this mess, while President Obama continues to claim he had no idea that the spying was happening.

The secret documents newly disclosed by the German news magazine Der Spiegel on Saturday shed more light on how aggressively the National Security Agency and its British counterpart have targeted Germany for surveillance.

From the file excerpt also shows that this Ausspähauftrag also apparently a few weeks before President Obama's visit to Berlin was in effect in June 2013. In the excerpt that which SPIEGEL, the number is registered under "GE Chancellor Merkel".

The Special Collection Service maintains the Berlin U.S. Embassy on Pariser Platz, a non-legally registered Spionagedependance. There supervise employees of the NSA and the CIA with modern high performance communication antennas in the government district.

The operation, carried out at listening stations operated jointly by GCHQ with the NSA in Bude, in Britain's Cornwall region, is largely directed at Internet exchange points used by the ground station to feed the communications of their large customers into the broadband Internet. 

In addition to spying on the Internet traffic passing through these nodes, the GCHQ workers state they are also seeking to identify important customers of the German teleport providers, their technology suppliers as well as future technical trends in their business sector.

Similar facilities the common unit of the CIA and NSA, founded in the late seventies, there was, according to a secret Overview from the year 2010 to around 80 locations worldwide.

The document also states that company employees are targets particularly engineers saying that they should be detected and "tasked," intelligence jargon for monitoring.

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