UK's Investigatory Powers Tribunal says GHCQ illegally spied for 17 years


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Originally published at: http://boingboing.net/2016/10/17/uks-investigatory-powers-tri.html


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America’s experience shows that when a spy organization oversteps its mandate, some important safeguards will be put in place and promptly ignored. Six months later they will be found to have overstepped their mandate. Lather, rinse, repeat.


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Same shit happened in France last year (and probably other countries too…). I’m not even surprised anymore, I just have less and less faith in modern democracies.


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