Privacy International to challenge telecoms firms over GCHQ cooperation

BT and Vodafone are among seven large telecoms firms which could be pulled into a legal challenge under human rights law for cooperating with GCHQ’s large-scale internet surveillance programs.Lawyers for the group Privacy International, whose mission is to defend the right to privacy, have written to the chief executives of the telecoms companies identified last week by the German paper Süddeutsche and the Guardian as collaborating in GCHQ’s Tempora program.
http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2013/aug/08/privacy-international-challenges-bt-vodafone-gchq

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