Glyn Moody reports:
The German cabinet has approved more stringent oversight of the country’s foreign intelligence service, the Bundesnachrichtendienst (BND). This follows a series of embarrassing revelations about the BND’s spying activities, including snooping on EU politicians and companies, as well supplying the NSA with copious quantities of information from its secret files. However, the actual spying powers of the BND are largely unaffected by the new rules.
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