[fse-esf] greek Watergate
yannisalmpanis at hotmail.com
Thu Feb 2 20:22:10 CET 2006
Today it was relieved that the Greek Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis and
several ministers had their mobile phones tapped for more than a year. The
technology that was used indicates that the US secret agents are responsible
for this incident.
There were also several left ant libertarian activists among the people who
had their phones trapped p.e. Nikos Giannopoulos (Network for Political and
Social Rights and Yannis Sifakakis Stop the war coalition). Planet
Guantanamo is here!
Yannis Almpanis-Network for Political and Social Rights
Greek government's phones tapped
Greek Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis and several ministers had their
mobile phones tapped for more than a year, the government has confirmed.
A spokesman said an investigation had been opened, but had not yet
discovered who was conducting the surveillance.
The taps are reported to have begun before the Athens Olympics in 2004 and
lasted until March last year.
They were detected by a telephone company manager dealing with customers who
had reported technical problems.
About 100 mobiles belonging to politicians from both parties are thought to
have been monitored.
"The phones tapped included the prime minister's, those of cabinet members,
one former minister, now in opposition, and others," government spokesman
Theodore Roussopoulos told reporters.
"The phone tapping was carried out by unknown person or persons using high
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Published: 2006/02/02 14:22:07 GMT
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