Telekom Accused of Tracking Journalists’ Mobile Phone Signals

Still think Germany or the world for that matter has a free press.

The allegations against German telecommunications giant Deutsche Telekom just keep on coming. SPIEGEL has information that Telekom tracked journalists’ movements using mobile phone data. And the company may have hired ex-Stasi spies to help.

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Allegations continue to mount against Deutsche Telekom.

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Allegations continue to mount against Deutsche Telekom.

New details continue to emerge on the spying scandal that has hit German telecommunication giant Deutsche Telekom. In addition to rifling through telephone records for a year from 2005 to 2006 to determine the extent of contacts between management and journalists, it now looks as though Telekom was also using mobile phone signals to keep track of their locations.

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