NSA Surveillance in Austria
Session Topic: NSA Surveillance in Austria
Convener: Markus Sabadello
Notes-taker: Markus Sabadello
Discussion notes, key understandings, outstanding questions, observations, and, if appropriate to this discussion: action items, next steps:
In the Snowden documents, Austria is listed as a "Tier B Focused Cooperation" partner of the NSA's SIGINT programs.
We identified four "points of presence" likely related to NSA activities in Austria: The U.S. embassy in Vienna, the so-called "NSA villa", the "IZD tower" next to the U.N. headquarters, and the "Königswarte" listening post near the Slovak border.