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Posted: October 29, 2013 at 5:42 a.m.
QUOTE OF THE DAY “I’m astounded at the scale, or rather the extravagance, of this surveillance.” Friedrich Merz, chairman of a group that fosters German-U.S. ties and former caucus leader for German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats in Parliament, on purported eavesdropping by the National Security Agency, including hacking the chancellor’s cellphone
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