Nov 022014
 November 2, 2014  Posted by  Non-U.S., Surveillance

The Drum reports:

The UK’s police service is snooping on the mobile phone data of “tens of thousands of innocent people” with secretive new technology – a report published today claims.

According to the Times, the Metropolitan police – which is the country’s biggest force – is deploying devices called IMSI Catchers that can detect the “identity, call and message data of mobile phones” and, at their most powerful, even listen in on conversations and read text messages.

Read more on The Drum.

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