Monday, September 10, 2007
Germany considers monitoring converts to Islam on Internet
BERLIN — After thwarting what might have become a massive attack on American installations, German authorities will review ways to fight homegrown terrorists, including a proposal to allow Internet spying on all German converts to Islam.
The search for seven other suspected members of a German cell of the Pakistan-based Islamic Jihad Union continued into Thursday night, with investigators saying only that they knew whom they were seeking.
Anti-terror police arrested three men in a village in central Germany on Tuesday, outside a vacation cabin where they allegedly were building a bomb. Germans were shocked to learn that two of the bombers were native-born and had common German names, Fritz and Daniel.
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