Exclusive: NSA pays £100m in secret funding for GCHQ [Guardian]

• Secret payments revealed in leaks by Edward Snowden
• GCHQ expected to ‘pull its weight’ for Americans
• Weaker regulation of British spies ‘a selling point’ for NSA

Nick Hopkins and Julian Borger
1 August 2013

The US government has paid at least £100m to the UK spy agency GCHQ over the last three years to secure access to and influence over Britain’s intelligence gathering programmes…

Full article link: http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2013/aug/01/nsa-paid-gchq-spying-edward-snowden

(c) Guardian News & Media Ltd

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