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October 28, 2013 by

Why do allies spy on each other?

Allies spy on each other. The French broke into our diplomats' hotel rooms and sifted through luggage, Israel has tried to infiltrate spies into the Pentagon, Mexico stole White House BlackBerry devices, and Germany broke into the email communications of both diplomats and journalists. But why? Read on.

May 11, 2012 by

Motorola fails to win Microsoft push email ban

A German court has halted an attempt by Motorola to have Microsoft's push email services for Exchange and Hotmail banned over patent infringement.The patent in question is the same one that Motorola asserted against Apple in Germany, a move that successfully saw the push email functionality of iCloud and MobileMe banned in that country.

December 21, 2005 by

Stupid Criminals

Two funny ones today.First, a child pornographer in Germany received the Zotob email worm that stated "You are under investigation" in the subject heading.

October 16, 2000 by

Germany: Worker e-mails free, protected ... for now

The German Ministry of Labor is reviewing the private use of e-mail and the Internet in the working place, which is unregulated for the most part.In connection with this, there also will be an "employee data protection act," which is under parliamentary review next year, which specifies that the content of e-mails as well as Internet sites visited shall remain private -- not even employers are allowed access, except in suspected cases of abuse.

July 13, 2000 by

Achtung! AOL e-mail goof in Germany

AOL Germany has accidentally sent out the e-mail addresses of more than 1,500 of its customers to beta testers of its client software. Although no personal data such as names or street addresses was revealed, the incident represents another embarrassment for the online service that is so proud of how well it protects its customers from spam.


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