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Privacy group challenges GCHQ hacking in European court

Monday 8 August 2016 | 10:08 CET | News
Global privacy network Privacy International and five internet and communications service providers have filed an application with the European Court of Human Rights to challenge the UK Government's use of bulk hacking abroad. Privacy International says the UK Government is currently hacking abroad based on a very vague and broad power that provides few if any safeguards. The co-complainants are Chaos Computer Club (Germany), GreenNet (UK), Jinbonet (Korea), May First (US) and RiseUp (US).

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