British government violates privacy, tribunal decides

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This video from Britain says about itself:

Amnesty International being spied on by GCHQ/NSA

22 January 2014

Alice Wyss, a researcher at Amnesty International, says GCHQ are spying on the organisation.

From the BBC:

UK spy agencies broke privacy rules says tribunal

By Chris Baraniuk, Technology reporter

6 hours ago

UK spy agencies broke privacy rules by collecting large amounts of UK citizens’ data without adequate oversight, the Investigatory Powers Tribunal (IPT) has ruled.

Complaints about data collection by GCHQ, MI5 and MI6 were put forward by campaign group Privacy International.

The ruling said some data collection did not comply with the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR).

It was a “highly significant judgement”, Privacy International said.

As part of its review of the spy agencies’ activities, the IPT examined the organisations’ collection of communications data – involving the “who, where, when, how and…

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