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Submarine internet cables are a gift for spooks

Publisher: 
New Scientist
Publication date: 
25-Jun-2013
Author(s): 
Paul Marks
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"It is astonishing access they are getting with Tempora," says Eric King, of pressure group Privacy International in London. "Every piece of data that leaves the UK, and every piece of international data that flows through the UK – which is 99 per cent of the world's communications – is available to them."

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