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  1. News - World

    Tim Berners-Lee: NSA and GCHQ is 'dysfunctional and unaccountable'

    Posted Nov 07th 2013, 12:13pm by The Guardian

    ... counterpart, GCHQ, warning that the system of checks and balances over these two powerful bodies has failed. As the inventor of the global system of inter-connectivity known as the web, with its now ... outrage that GCHQ and NSA had weakened the security of the internet by cracking much of the online encryption on which hundreds of millions of users rely to protect the privacy of their data. He ...

  2. News - World

    Top telecoms' collaboration with GCHQ revealed

    Posted Aug 04th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London Top telecoms collaborate with British spy agency Some of the world's leading telecoms firms are secretly collaborating with Britain's spy agency GCHQ ... carry much of the world's telephone and internet traffic. In June, details emerged of GCHQ's ambitious programmes aimed at scooping up as much online and telephone traffic as possible. ...

  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    NSA pays British spy agency for access and influence

    Posted Aug 03rd 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... government has paid at least £100 million (HK$1.17 billion) to the UK spy agency GCHQ over the last three years to secure access to and influence over Britain's intelligence gathering programmes. The top secret payments are set out in documents which make clear that the Americans expect a return on the investment, and that GCHQ- Government Communications Headquarters in Cheltenham, ...

  4. News - World - SECURITY

    Internet service providers lodge complaint against British spy agency

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 09:09pm by GDN

    ... monitoring service, GCHQ, alleging that it uses "malicious software" to break into their networks. The claims from seven organisations in six countries- Britain, the Netherlands, the United ... by human rights groups about the way social media sites have been targeted by GCHQ. The government has defended the security services, pointing out that online searches are often routed overseas ...

  5. News - World

    UK spy agency played catch-up to 'master the internet'

    Posted Jun 23rd 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... member of the GCHQ's cyber-defence team. The internal e-mail was a "prioritisation and tasking initiative" to another senior member of staff about the problems facing the British ... for GCHQ to acquire the rich sources of traffic needed to enable our support to partners within HMG [Her Majesty's government], the armed forces, and overseas," they wrote. "The ...

  6. News - World

    Britain's spy chief slams leaking of state secrets in wake of Snowden revelations

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 10:39am by Guardian News&Media

    ... The Guardian Andrew Parker stridently defends the work of GCHQ in a speech at his first public outing since taking over at MI5 The new head of MI5 - Britain’s national security agency ... of counter-terrorism work without the help of surveillance from GCHQ. However, Sir Andrew Parker also acknowledged that the growth of the internet, technology and big data was “transforming our society”and ...

  7. News - World

    Snowden says Britain’s spy agency secretly tapping fibre-optic cables

    Posted Jun 22nd 2013, 11:19am by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... UK's GCHQ has been sharing personal information with US partner the NSA Britain’s electronic eavesdropping agency has gained secret access to fibre-optic cables carrying global ... Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) has started processing vast amounts of personal information and is sharing it with its US partner the National Security Agency (NSA). US authorities have filed ...

  8. News - World - SURVEILLANCE

    Britain operating ‘electronic spy posts’ in Germany

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 01:24pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters GCHQ is ‘carrying out spying with the United States and other partners’ Documents leaked by former US National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden show that Britain’s ... Angela Merkel’s offices in the Chancellery, using hi-tech equipment housed on the embassy roof, the British newspaper reported. The spying operation, conducted by GCHQ at diplomatic buildings ...

  9. News - World

    US and UK have secret access to German telecoms data, report claims

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:55am by AFP

    ... eavesdropping GCHQ almost instant information about the operators' networks, right through to end users on computers, smartphones or tablets, Der Spiegel said in a report in yesterday's ...

  10. News - World - SECURITY

    Europeans tap mass communications with UK's help, Snowden leaks reveal

    Posted Nov 03rd 2013, 07:43am by GDN

    ... partnership with Britain's GCHQ eavesdropping agency. The bulk monitoring is carried out through direct taps into fibre-optic cables and the development of covert relationships ... of the web, according to GCHQ documents leaked by the former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden. The files also make clear that GCHQ played a leading role in advising its European counterparts ...




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