Germany sacks Verizon over NSA spying [VIDEO]

Published on Jun 27, 2014

Citing concerns over the NSA’s wiretapping of Chancellor Angela Merkel and other top officials’ phones, the German Interior Ministry announced Thursday that it will not renew its contract with Verizon to provide service for government ministries. As part of an effort to revamp its secure communications networks, the country will instead rely on Germany’s own Deutsche Telekom. RT’s Ameera David has more details on the announcement and its fallout.