Deutsche TelekomAfter another cable leak from Edward Snowden revealed that the NSA had tapped the phones of thirty-five world leaders, including Chancellor Angela Merkel’s private mobile phone, Deutsche Telekom is calling for a German-only internet.

Though the company is urging the country to restrict internet usage to within the country’s own limits and filter out non-local traffic, other companies have already spoken out against it. Not only would that require rival companies to share access to their networks, but the internet has become so globalized that it would be an incredibly difficult feat to achieve.

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