Alex Racey

Programs: Foreign & Security PolicyRegions: GermanyCategory: Analysis

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Do the Ends Justify the Means?: Merkel’s Eight-Point Data Privacy Plan

By Alex Racey At her annual summer conference, Chancellor Angela Merkel remained coy on the details surrounding the NSA spy affair. She asserted that the government is taking the necessary …

Germany’s Position on Data Privacy and PRISM

Basic facts about PRISM PRISM is a National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance program that has existed since 2007 when then-President George W. Bush signed the Protect America Act. The Foreign …