Monday, December 17, 2007

German Federal Prosecutor Defends Online Survillance of Islamists

Deutsche Welle is reporting on a center in Germany created to monitor the online activity of Islamist groups in Germany:
"[The] Joint Internet Center (GIZ), consisting of about 30 German police and intelligence officers, had been working full time since January, monitoring Islamist activity on the Internet and analyzing Islamist Web sites. "

"The Internet has developed into the decisive means of communication within international Islamist terrorism," [Federal Prosecutor General Monika Harms] said during a press conference in Karlsruhe to review the year."

Top German Prosecutor Backs Online Terror Surveillance

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