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Spy chief says Cheltenham's GCHQ is not Big Brother

GCHQ boss Sir Iain Lobban has said people should worry more about private firms snooping on them than spy agencies.

In an interview with The Daily Telegraph, the director of the Cheltenham-based listening post said commercial companies know everything about people and share the data. 373 more words


Privacy group takes Five Eyes spy pact case to Europe's top court

The campaigning group Privacy International, which is trying to lift the lid on the espionage establishment in the U.K. and the U.S., has filed a legal challenge with the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) over the British government’s refusal to give up documents relating to a major international spy pact. 334 more words

CCTV Cars Being Misused In York

A CCTV car, being used in the English city of York, has come under fire after claims of misuse.

The camera car was implemented by transport bosses in the city to prevent ‘irresponsible parking outside schools’. 178 more words