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“Bulk interception” by GCHQ violated human rights charter, European court rules

10 monthes ago   |   By Ars Technica

Enlarge / The European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, France, ruled that UK bulk data collection and mass surveillance regimes violated the European Charter of Human Rights. (credit: Violetta Kuhn/picture alliance via Getty Images )
In a set of rulings today , the European Court of Human Rights found that the mass surveillance scheme used by the GCHQ-the United Kingdom's signals intelligence agency-violated the European Convention on Human Rights , unlawfully intruding on the private and family life and freedom of expressions of British and European citizens. And the case included...
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