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ritain's Guardian newspaper says that the U.K. government has been secretly gathering communications data from American Internet giants through the medium of the U.S. National Security Agency.
The paper says that it has seen documents showing how the British eavesdropping agency GCHQ has had access to America's "Prism" system since at least June 2010.
It says the program has generated 197 intelligence reports in the past year.
Originally posted by MaxSteiner
It's interesting that we're effectively forming an alliance of English speaking nations, not for any reason of heritage of kinship, but because it's easier to collect intel on each other that way...