Obama’s former campaign czar has been hired to help take down Chancellor Angela Merkel’s popular coalition, but his data-driven tactics face resistance in privacy-obsessed Germany.
Berlin is fast becoming a center for European digital privacy experts. Next year, it will also become the home of Germany's top spy agency. A visit to a city of extremes.
Google’s bellicose response to Europe’s antitrust charges belies the uphill battle the search giant faces. Some observers say the company, despite its energetic defense, faces a record, multi-billion-euro fine for boosting its services over others.
Germany's domestic intelligence agency promised to work closely with U.S. colleagues to gain access to a controversial piece of NSA software that enables deep surveillance of the Internet, a German newspaper reported.
The German chancellor travels to Brazil Wednesday to discuss trade with President Dilma Rousseff. But both leaders share something else: They say they were targets of U.S. eavesdropping - and are pushing for change.