Complaints filed against telecom companies for their role in UK mass surveillance programme
Date Written: 05/11/2013
Year Published: 2013
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX15282
On 5 November 2013, Privacy International filed formal complaints with the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in the UK against some of the world's leading telecommunication companies, for providing assistance to British spy agency GCHQ in the mass interception of internet and telephone traffic passing through undersea fibre optic cables.