'United STASI of America'

A light project by German artist Oliver Bienkowski and online activist Kim Dotcom beamed onto the building of the US mission in Germany from Sunday night into Monday. Using a powerful projector, the words lit up the embassy's walls, making the comparison visible to all in the vicinity.

The words "United Stasi of America" were projected onto the US embassy in Berlin on Sunday - a comparison made by an artist to draw attention to the extensive spy tactics practiced by the US government.