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Bundestagsabgeordneter von Bündnis 90/Die Grünen

Statement for Bloomberg News: German Panel to Question Executives Over NSA Spy Report

German parliamentary investigators plan to question executives of telecommunications operators about reports that U.S. and U.K. intelligence gained direct access to networks of companies including Deutsche Telekom AG. Read the Blommberg News article from 14 September with a statement of Konstantin von Notz here.

Statement for The Guardian: Turkey summons German ambassador over BND spying allegations

Ankara demands explanation following media reports Turkish politicians surveillance target for intelligence agency since 2009. Read the Guardian’s article from 18 August with a statement of MP Konstantin von Notz online here.

Statement for dw: Journalist Greenwald refuses to speak to Germany’s NSA scandal inquiry

Journalist Glenn Greenwald has refused to speak to a German parliamentary inquiry on the NSA scandal. He said the Bundestag’s decision not to interview Edward Snowden is indicative of the committee’s „empty symbolism.“ Read the deutsche welle article, published on 1st August 2014, with a statement of Konstantin von Notz here.

Statement for Deutsche Welle: NSA ‚totalitarian,‘ ex-staffer tells German parliament

A former NSA technical chief has told Germany’s parliament that the US agency has become a „totalitarian“ mass collector of data. German public broadcasters say the NSA targets individuals who use encryption services. Read the DW article with statements of former NSA staffers and Konstantin von Notz MP here.