Three Different Prisms? Parliament Seeks Clarity in NSA Scandal

A Thursday meeting in German parliament was supposed to shed light on NSA surveillance activities in Germany. It only added to the mystery. A US response to a Berlin inquiry claims that there are actually three unrelated Prism programs.
Chancellor Angela Merkel's chief of staff, Ronald Pofalla, addressed the media on Thursday.

Chancellor Angela Merkel's chief of staff, Ronald Pofalla, addressed the media on Thursday.

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