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Daily Archives: December 23rd, 2014

SNOWDEN

 

The British surveillance agency GCHQ claims it has had to abort operations to find high-profile criminals and drug lords in the aftermath of last years’ security leaks exposed by Edward Snowden.

Speaking to the Daily Telegraph, senior spies said the agency suffered “significant” damage in its ability to monitor criminals and that they are “blind” to more than one-quarter of their illegal activities online.

The security officials cited cases where drug smuggling gangs were able to flood the UK with Class A narcotics or where they have been barred from monitoring the activities of suspected criminals online.

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