Tag: Foreign relations of the United Kingdom

GCHQ views data without a warrant, government admits

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British intelligence services can access raw material collected in bulk by the NSA and other foreign spy agencies without a warrant, the government has confirmed for the first time. GCHQ’s secret “arrangements” for accessing bulk material are revealed in documents

Watchdog demands GCHQ report on NSA’s UK data storage

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The watchdog tasked with scrutinising the work of Britain's intelligence agencies is to demand an urgent report from GCHQ about revelations that the phone, internet and email records of British citizens have been analysed and stored by America's National Security

U.K. spy chiefs pulled out of the shadows

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The heads of Britain's three most powerful spy agencies will answer questions from U.K. lawmakers Thursday for the first time ever in view of the public. Sir Iain Lobban, head of the NSA-equivalent GCHQ, MI5's Andrew Parker and MI6's Sir