Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Friday February 06, 2015

GCHQ Unlawfully Spied On British Citizens For Years

What do rulings like this even mean? Is it going to change anything? Are they going to stop the "bulk interception" of electronic communications?

The agencies make a distinction between intrusive "mass surveillance", which they insist they do not undertake, and "bulk interception" of electronic communications, which they say is necessary in order to carry out targeted searches of data in pursuit of terrorist or criminal activity.