GCHQ spying on British citizens was unlawful, secret court rules in shock decision

  • GCHQ unlawfully spied on British citizens, a secretive UK court has ruled.
  • The Investigatory Powers Tribunal (IPT), the secretive court that was created to keep Britain’s intelligence agencies in check, said that GCHQ’s access to information intercepted by the NSA breached human rights laws.
  • Some of the groups will now seek to find whether their information was collected through the programmes and ask for that information to be deleted.
  • A GCHQ spokesperson said: “We are pleased that the Court has once again ruled that the UK’s bulk interception regime is fully lawful.
  • GCHQ spying on British citizens was unlawful, secret court rules in shock decision

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GCHQ unlawfully spied on British citizens, a secretive UK court has ruled. The decision could mean GCHQ will be forced to delete the information it acquired from people that were spied on.


GCHQ spying on British citizens was unlawful, secret court rules in shock decision