BT and Vodafone among telecoms companies passing details to GCHQ [Guardian]

– Fears of customer backlash over breach of privacy as firms give GCHQ unlimited access to their undersea cables –

James Ball, Luke Harding and Juliette Garside
2 August 2013

Some of the world’s leading telecoms firms, including BT and Vodafone, are secretly collaborating with Britain’s spy agency GCHQ, and are passing on details of their customers’ phone calls, email messages and Facebook entries, documents leaked by the whistleblower Edward Snowden show…

Excerpted; full article link: http://www.theguardian.com/business/2013/aug/02/telecoms-bt-vodafone-cables-gchq

(c) Guardian News & Media Ltd

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