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‘Orwellian nightmare’: German Interior Minister drafts law to spy on all digital devices – report

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According to media, the German interior minister feels such legislation is necessary because the rise of encryption and other security systems has hindered digital intelligence gathering and surveillance.

The plan to expand state snooping powers has raised eyebrows in a country that within living memory has suffered under some of the most ruthless, all-pervasive surveillance in history – from both the Nazi Gestapo and the East German Stasi.

“The Interior Minister’s plans sound like an Orwellian nightmare. Soon all flats in Germany will be equipped with devices which are potential wiretaps,” Konstantin von Notz, deputy faction leader of the Green Party, told Der Spiegel.

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https://www.rt.com/news/411795-orwellian-nightmare-german-spying/

I thought we were already there. Maybe Germany is behind? 

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7 minutes ago, Ukshep said:

Remind me never to go to germany!

It's a world wide net being dropped, it won't matter where you go 5 years from now, unless there's a major reset. 

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