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Privacy International Unleashes Huge Dump of Dirt on GCHQ Surveillance

Interesting article in The Inquirer:

PRESSURE AND RIGHTS GROUP Privacy International has released a huge whack of documents rammed with dirt on GCHQ and its habit of grabbing personal information and communications.

The documents show that successive home secretaries have allowed this to carry on since at least 2005.

The Privacy International report said that the documents go back to 1998, and include details and memorandums about a range of information including passports and text messages.

“The papers released today act as proof of, and show the sheer scale of, British intelligence agency surveillance of our personal data,” the organisation said.

The full article may be found at

Categories: Current Affairs, Offline Privacy & Security, Online Privacy & Security

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