UK gathering secret intelligence via covert NSA operation
Exclusive: UK security agency GCHQ gaining information from world’s biggest internet firms through US-run Prism programme
The UK’s electronic eavesdropping and security agency, GCHQ, has been secretly gathering intelligence from the world’s biggest internet companies through a covertly run operation set up by America’s top spy agency, documents obtained by the Guardian reveal.
The documents show that GCHQ, based in Cheltenham, has had access to the system since at least June 2010, and generated 197 intelligence reports from it last year.
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