Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 21st Jun 2013 19:08 UTC
Legal "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. 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." Woah.
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RE[2]: Comment by marcp
by BushLin on Sat 22nd Jun 2013 17:36 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by marcp"
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What if the person after you isn't following the law, what is the person is a private investigator working for someone very unreasonable... are you happy for every detail of your life to fall into their hands?

What if someone with power didn't like you expressing an opinion on something political, do you mind being under surveillance then?

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