British intelligence services can get bulk intercepted communications data from the NSA and other foreign agencies without a warrant, information disclosed by government lawyers has shown. 414 more words
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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
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