Feb 072016
 February 7, 2016  Surveillance

Iain Thomson reports:

The US and UK authorities are holding secret negotiations that would allow British domestic spies to tap into servers in the Land of the FreeTM when investigating Her Majesty’s citizens.

A draft proposal, seen by the Washington Post, would allow MI5 to get access to data stored on overseas computers run by American firms, and conduct live wiretaps if necessary. It’s a reciprocal deal, so US agents would also get access to British servers.

Read more on The Register.

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