Telekom promises investigation into spying scandal

Tuesday, 27 May 2008, 5:59 PM EST

German phone company Deutsche Telekom has tried to reassure its customers and pledged a full investigation into the snooping scandal that has drawn comparisons with the methods of the East German Stasi secret police.

It's the latest in a series of scandals in Germany over companies spying on their employees. One of the biggest involved supermarket chain Lidl, which reportedly violated labor laws by installing hidden cameras in its stores to systematically keep tabs on staff.

At Spiegel.

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