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GCHQ indiscriminately intercepting Yahoo webcam pictures
« on: February 27, 2014, 04:37:35 PM »
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/feb/27/gchq-nsa-webcam-images-internet-yahoo

Jesus Christ, this is utterly horrendous. Apparently GCHQ is intercepting all Yahoo webcam traffic (without Yahoo's approval, might I add) and storing snapshots (including a large portion of sexually explicit content) on a server, without any attempt to identify legitimate targets or exclude illegitimate ones. This is quite possibly the worst violation of privacy I've yet seen from any of these agencies, and we've already seen quite a few....