Privacy Problem? Road Shooter Found Via Mass Data Collection

Germans are apoplectic about the Internet spy programs Prism and Tempora. But police here this week announced the capture of a highway shooter using similar tactics. Privacy activists are concerned.
A bullet hole in a car door. A man who has shot at hundreds of vehicles on German highways in recent years has been apprehended.

A bullet hole in a car door. A man who has shot at hundreds of vehicles on German highways in recent years has been apprehended.

Foto: Fredrik Von Erichsen/ dpa
cgh -- with wire reports