Saturday, 22 June 2013

No Surprise, Of Course - "They [GCHQ] are worse than the US."

Friday 21 June 2013 17.23 BST

GCHQ taps fibre-optic cables for secret access to world's communications

"Exclusive: British spy agency collects and stores vast quantities of global email messages, Facebook posts, internet histories and calls, and shares them with NSA, latest documents from Edward Snowden reveal

Secret document detailing GCHQ's ambition to 'master the internet'

Britain's spy agency GCHQ has secretly gained access to the network of cables which carry the world's phone calls and internet traffic and has started to process vast streams of sensitive personal information which it is sharing with its American partner, the National Security Agency (NSA).

The sheer scale of the agency's ambition is reflected in the titles of its two principal components: Mastering the Internet and Global Telecoms Exploitation, aimed at scooping up as much online and telephone traffic as possible. This is all being carried out without any form of public acknowledgement or debate."

GCHQ 'exploiting international nature of web'

UK secretly tapping fibre-optic cables for data: report

'GCHQ is worse than US', says whistleblower Edward Snowden as he claims British spies are collecting huge amounts of data from internet and phone calls

Tim Berners-Lee: internet freedom must be safeguarded

What is Prism? Secret government data collection program explained


US tapping emails, SMSs in Germany: Report

Berlin accuses Washington of cold war tactics over snooping

Angela Merkel: NSA snooping claims 'extremely serious'


How Microsoft handed the NSA access to encrypted messages


UK police authorised to seize mobile data at the border without reasonable suspicion


Britain’s spies did not use secret US snooping programme, watchdog finds [yeah, right]


Exactly How the NSA Is Getting Away With Spying on US Citizens

U.S. Postal Service Logging All Mail for Law Enforcement

BT and Vodafone among telecoms companies passing details to GCHQ


February 6th 2014, 8:13 pm

Snowden Docs: British Spies Used Sex and 'Dirty Tricks'

"British spies have developed “dirty tricks” for use against nations, hackers, terror groups, suspected criminals and arms dealers that include releasing computer viruses, spying on journalists and diplomats, jamming phones and computers, and using sex to lure targets into “honey traps.”"

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