Title: Provision of XKeyScore software to the BfV
Release Date: 2014-06-18
Description: This short extract from an NSA document shows that cooperation with Germany’s intelligence services went as far as providing the country’s domestic intelligence service, the Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution (BfV), with access to XKeyScore: see the Der Spiegel article New NSA Revelations: Inside Snowden’s Germany File, 18 June 2014.
[TS//SI//NF) Germany: Provision of XKEYSCORE software to the ES1V will
expand their ability to support NSA as we jointly prosecute CT targets.
Technical support forXKEYSCGRE will be provided by the BND as it involves
CES equities that a non-technical partner could inadvertently place at risk.
Based on ourCA relationship with the BNDH they are well aware of, and able
toH protect those equities.