German loophole allows BND spy agency to snoop on own people

German MPs examining the surveillance activities the US National Security Agency have found a legal loophole that allows the Berlin’s foreign intelligence agency to spy on its own citizens.The agency, known by its German acronym BND, is not usually allowed to intercept communications made by Germans or German companies, but a former BND lawyer told parliament this week that citizens working abroad for foreign companies were not protected.
www.theguardian.com/world/2014/nov/29/german-loophole-allows-bnd-agency-spy-own-people

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