Germans loved Obama. Now we don't trust him anymore.

The New York Times


Offset, 4-farbig, cmyk

26 x 20cm

By Malte Spitz
In April 2010, I received a brown envelope. In this envelope was a CD with an encrypted file – one that contained six months of my life. Six months of metadata, stored by my cellphone provider T-Mobile. This list of metadata contained 35,830 records. That’s 35,830 times my phone company knew if, where and when I was surfing the web, calling or texting.
The truth is that the phone company has this data on every customer. I got mine because In 2009, I filed a suit against T-Mobile for the release of all the data that had been gathered and stored on me...