TRANSLATED from Panorama –Datagate, Panorama: «Intercettate anche le conversazioni del Papa»
October 30, 2013
Spiato Papa Bergoglio
The National Security Agency has cut even the Pope was revealed by the issue of Panorama on newsstands . In the 46 million calls tracked by the U.S. in Italy , between 10 December 2012 and 8 January , 2013, there would be those to and from the Vatican.
It is feared that the conversations were picked up to the threshold of the Conclave .
Among the intercepted phone calls , according to the anticipation date from Panorama, there would be those in and out of the Domus Internationalis Paul VI in Rome , where he resided Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio together with other clergymen .
Panorama reveals that there is a suspicion that even the conversations of the future pontiff may have been monitored. On the other hand Bergoglio since 2005 had been put under the lens U.S. intelligence as revealed by the Wikileaks reports .
According to its statement to the weekly , incoming calls and outgoing calls from the Vatican and those utilities on the Italian bishops and cardinals, captured and tracked by the NSA were classified according to four categories: Leadership intentions , threats to financial system , Foreign Policy Objectives , Human Rights . There is a suspicion that they were therefore subject to monitoring also calls for the election of the new President of the IOR , the German Ernst von Freyberg .
The Vatican does not confirm . “There is nothing on this subject and in any case we have no concern .” He replied Father Federico Lombardi asked by reporters about the anticipation of Panorama alleged that the NSA eavesdropping would have also affected the conclave in March.
Even the U.S. embassy in Rome would exist a cell NSA – CIA spy who was spied on and maybe even Italian politicians . Panorama always says , quoting a document of 2010 the archive of Edward Snowden . The NSA would analyze the voice and data traffic , intercepting the phones of the authorities and the following cash flows. The CIA would take contact with the managers of communication systems , database administrators , bankers and engineers who manage the sites reserved.
Meanwhile , in the week starting Monday, November 11 , will be held the information of the President of the Council on Datagate , however, after the convening of the Copasir on the subject. This is what emerged from the conference of leaders of Deputies.
During the conference, Minister for Relations with Parliament, Dario Franceschini , assured – the reported killing – just that there will be a meeting of Copasir this will be notified immediately in order to fix the date of the statement.
The case of France. It would be the same France to provide user data to the French NSA , the National Security Agency , on the basis of a secret agreement ‘ friendship ‘ for the exchange of information : this is what writes the daily Le Monde today , according to which the U.S. would have concluded such an agreement with Italy .
In particular, according to Le Monde , the transalpine intelligence ( DGSE ) would have concluded , by the end of 2011 , ” a protocol for data exchange with the U.S.. The information coming from Africa and Afghanistan – says the newspaper – transiterebbero through submarine cables via Marseilles and Britain : an opportunity for the DGSE to intercept and store them . ” According to Le Monde , this system of ” barter ” with Washington has been in place since the end of 2011 or early 2012. The information is sent in bulk , “without a selection upstream”. “This is data that concern both French citizens who receive communications from these geographical areas is of foreigners who use these channels ,” explains the French newspaper , adding that Paris would not have acted alone, but would be part of an agreement ‘ friendly to Washington , along with countries such as Italy , Israel and Sweden. For Le Monde , in fact , just as in France, ” strategic submarine cables for the Americans ‘ also converge towards these three countries. ” Since 2011 – sums up the newspaper – a new redistribution of the cards of cooperation on intelligence has thus done based on the one foundation of this underwater geography .”
Meanwhile, the analysis carried out so far on gadgets Russian data to the G20 leaders are not particular threats . He said a European Commission spokesman Frederick Vincent stating that the analysis is still in progress and that it is a standard procedure after a mission in a third country.
Alleged spy in Spain . Datagate on the case , the prime minister Mariano Rajoy announced today that the director of the Centro Nacional de Inteligencia ( CNI ) , Felix Sanz Roldan , will report before the commission official secrets of Parliament to give an account of the alleged espionage in Spain by Security Agency U.S. national ( NSA ) . The Spanish government ” takes very seriously,” the information appeared in the media ” about the possible activities in Spain» Agency NSA , the premier said in the Lower House .
Rajoy recalled having given orders to summon the U.S. ambassador in Spain, James CostOS , the government sent on Monday as ” anxiety” for the information posted , that ” report acts which, if confirmed , would be inappropriate and unacceptable between countries members and friends . ” A restlessness ‘shared’ by the rest of the European Union. For this , he pointed out the prime minister, the Brussels European Council has included an annex to its conclusions , which makes a call to work with the United States to ensure that the reports ” are based on respect and mutual trust .”
The German case . The head of the German external services ( BND ) , Gerhard Schindler , denied , as stated by fellow American James Clapper, that Germany , by the German Embassy in Washington, has spied on the United States . By the German Embassy in Washington is not carried out espionage activities , said today Schindler online edition of the weekly Die Zeit .
According to the Wahsington Post, citing U.S. officials , the German espionage in 2008 would have intercepted communications of at least 300 U.S. citizens or residents of the United States. After the scorching criticism from Europe, followed inter alia to rumors Espionage cellphone Chancellor Angela Merkel , the leaders they would be going through U.S. , according to Zeit , the counteroffensive . Clapper, director of services Dni and the Director of the NSA , Keith Alexander , had declared to Congress yesterday that the “friendly” pure blast. Clapper defended the espionage activities of foreign leaders but has not confirmed that Merkel has been spied . According to Alexander , the European services would have raised millions of phone calls.
China will strengthen security measures after the accusations against the U.S. National Security Agency , which would have listened to the conversations of political and military leaders around the world. ” Like many other countries, we are closely following this news ,” said today the spokesman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Hua Chunying , adding that China is ” worried ” about the reports on ‘s business Nsa and ” take steps necessary for the security of their communications . “
China itself has been accused in the past of making extensive use of the techniques of computer espionage , among others just by the United States . Beijing has rejected the accusations , claiming to be a victim of the “hacker” who spy confidential communications .