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The Secrets Of Cornwall - Part 1 - Communications - YouTube
Blokes drive around Cornwall looking at manhole covers and work out the landing points of undersea cables, and where the GCHQ intercept points disclosed by Snowden might be.
cornwall  cables  telecommunications  gchq  internet  edward-snowden  porthcurno 
december 2016 by pw201
Top Level Telecommunications: INCENSER, or how NSA and GCHQ are tapping internet cables
Cornwall is the centre of GCHQ/NSA's taps on undersea cables. This blog post puts the picture together from a bunch of sources. Via Bruce Schneier.
gchq  cornwall  cable  interception  nsa  undersea 
december 2014 by pw201
GCHQ's 'jihad on tech firms' can only fail | Technology | The Guardian
Blaming Facebook for Lee Rigby's murder will only lead to a breakdown in the relationship between the police and tech companies, says Ross Anderson.
gchq  facebook  terrorism  security  lee-rigby  ross-anderson 
november 2014 by pw201
Edward Snowden: The Untold Story | Threat Level | WIRED
Wired managed to interview Snowden in Russia. Interesting stuff.
security  edward-snowden  nsa  gchq  encryption  eavesdropping 
august 2014 by pw201
Ken Auletta: Can the Guardian Take Its Aggressive Investigations Global? : The New Yorker
The NYT looks at the history of the Graun and its recent scoops (the NSA files). Apparently the paper is running out of money. :-(
journalism  nsa  surveillance  guardian  edward-snowden  internet  gchq  newspaper 
october 2013 by pw201
Glenn Greenwald's partner detained at Heathrow airport for nine hours
"David Miranda, partner of Guardian interviewer of whistleblower Edward Snowden, questioned under Terrorism Act." This is why we don't permit laws which allow people to be held for long periods without charge, even if the laws are ostensibly about fighting "terrorism". There's no way that the UK authorities can seriously think Miranda is a terrorist. Via Metafilter, where they're speculating that the US and UK are spooked because they don't know what Snowden has actually got.
law  politics  terrorism  nsa  spying  heathrow  privacy  edward-snowden  glenn-greenwald  gchq 
august 2013 by pw201

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