Anybody getting hot under the collar about the US National Security Agency (NSA) and Britain’s GCHQ getting all buddy buddy and exchanging everyone’s personal information and undermining the integrity of the internet, it’s time you lightened up. 655 more words
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First, GCHQ and communications; next, the NHS and #caredata; now, HMRC and taxpayers - see a pattern, anyone?
I’m going to start, perhaps unwisely, with a cliché today. For all the following – GCHQ’s spying on our communications for our greater security, the pseudonymising of our doctor-patient relationship for our better health and, now, the… 613 more words
Within the last 12 months there has been a significant increase in information broadcasted relating to GCHQ. This article highlights the nature of the Government Communication Head Quarter’s work and their relationship with their US counterparts – The NSA. 1,014 more words
The new head of GCHQ is neither a spy by trade nor a hard-hitting political bully — he is a diplomat. Robert Hannigan, selected to replace Sir Iain Lobban, as head of Britain’s spy agency GCHQ comes out of the Foreign Office and is a former adviser to Tony Blair in Northern Ireland. 254 more words