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#GCHQ

# gchq - Friday 17 March, 2017

'Utterly ridiculous': British spy agency denies claims it was used to spy on Trump

The story was one of several offered by Spicer as evidence to support the president’s explosive claims that Obama had moved to “tap my phones.”

# gchq - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

British spy agency might be able to tell when you say 'craic' or 'Dublin' on the phone

And “Belfast”, and “Seán” and “pub.”

# gchq - Friday 6 February, 2015

# gchq - Monday 26 January, 2015

Man who prank called Cameron was 'off his face on booze and cocaine'

The man pretended to be the head of spy agency GCHQ.

# gchq - Saturday 29 November, 2014

Government silent as Snowden docs reveal access to Ireland's internet cables

It has been revealed that UK authorities have access to one Irish submarine internet cable.

# gchq - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Spy agency captures millions of Yahoo users' webcam images

In one six-month period in 2008, the British spy agency collected webcam imagery from more than 1.8 million Yahoo user accounts around the world.

# gchq - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Head of Britain's 'eavesdropping agency' to step down

Iain Lobban is to leave GCHQ later this year after nearly six years as its director.

# gchq - Thursday 16 January, 2014

More Snowden revelations: NSA collected almost 200 million texts a day

The secret operation, codenamed ‘Dishfire’, used the messages to extract data on the location, contact networks and credit card details of mobile users.

# gchq - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Column: The EU seems just as interested in your data as the NSA

Searching questions need to be asked over what type of data the EU retains – and what it does with this data, writes David Moloney.

# gchq - Thursday 7 November, 2013

"Our adversaries are rubbing their hands with glee. Al-Qaeda is lapping it up." - MI6

British spy chiefs said today that intelligence leaks by Edward Snowden were being used by enemies to change the way they operate.

# gchq - Thursday 19 September, 2013

Column: For some people, digital surveillance can mark the difference between life and death

For most, debates about the snooping NSA and GCHQ are little more than great material for a chat down the pub – but for human rights defenders around the world, digital security is synonymous with personal security, writes Mary Lawlor.

# gchq - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

Guardian editor: The British government forced us to destroy hard drives

The Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger has said that senior government officials pressured his paper to destroy files related to its recent stories about the National Security Agency in the US.

# gchq - Monday 17 June, 2013

UK 'tapped phones and emails' of other countries at G20 summits

The Guardian says diplomats at a finance ministers’ summit in 2009 were tapped – on the day that a British-hosted G8 begins.

# gchq - Monday 10 June, 2013

British minister says report of UK access to US data is 'baseless'

William Hague says any proposals by British intelligence agencies to intercept data needs the approval of ministers.

# gchq - Friday 7 June, 2013

UK has had access to US's secret data for three years - report

The Guardian says Britain’s GCHQ surveillance agency has been able to access data harvested by the US’s ‘PRISM’ system.

# gchq - Sunday 1 April, 2012

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Our nightly round-up of the day’s main news, and the bits-and-pieces you might have missed…

Plans for UK web monitoring could affect Irish users

It’s reported that the UK government is seeking the power to monitor calls, texts, emails and web visits under new legislation.

# gchq - Friday 2 December, 2011

From The Daily Edge Crack an online puzzle, win a job in the British intelligence service Recruitment

Crack an online puzzle, win a job in the British intelligence service

The British intelligence agency GCHQ launches its most unusual recruitment drive yet. It simply asks: can you crack it?

# gchq - Monday 15 August, 2011

MI5 called in to decrypt rioters' BlackBerry Messenger data

The Guardian says the UK’s electronic interception centre has also been asked to try and find those responsible for starting riots.