Vodafone reveals existence of secret wires that allow state surveillance [Guardian]

– Wires allow agencies to listen to or record live conversations, in what privacy campaigners are calling a ‘nightmare scenario’ –

6 June 2014

by Juliette Garside

Vodafone, one of the world’s largest mobile phone groups, has revealed the existence of secret wires that allow government agencies to listen to all conversations on its networks, saying they are widely used in some of the 29 countries in which it operates in Europe and beyond…

Excerpted; full article link: http://www.theguardian.com/business/2014/jun/06/vodafone-reveals-secret-wires-allowing-state-surveillance

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