Germany Issues Kill Order for a Domestic Spy—Cayla the Toy Doll – WSJ

 

“The Bundesnetzagentur assumes that parents will voluntarily render this doll harmless,” it said in a statement.
On a campaign to promote digital privacy, authorities warn that “My Friend Cayla” makes children vulnerable to malicious surveillance—parents who fail to destroy the doll face a €25,000 fine; ‘destroy it with a hammer’

Source: Germany Issues Kill Order for a Domestic Spy—Cayla the Toy Doll – WSJ

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4 thoughts on “Germany Issues Kill Order for a Domestic Spy—Cayla the Toy Doll – WSJ

    1. As I understand MI5 is internal, so the aim is “domestic”, too. And I like this approach:

      “A career at MI5 is like no other. Not only is it rewarding and unique, but the variety is unlike anywhere else. Our employees have significant autonomy to manage their own careers and the opportunity to change jobs or business areas every two to three years. It wouldn’t be unusual for someone to work in counter-terrorism, recruitment, counter-espionage and corporate communications within their first few roles. ”

      1. Don’t forget that you have to be “British citizen” applicant & here I am quite sure that this term is not equal to “British passport holder job seeker. You got right in your last post that you have to understand deeply all subtilities of Russian lang., so the salary should be higher, or job requirements lower.

        1. I know about that particular restriction. A few years ago when I was reading MacIntyre’s “A spy among friends” I was curious what were the requirements these days.

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