Charles Hages

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NSA leaks: US and Britain team up on mass surveillance

Twelve years ago, in an almost forgotten report, the European parliament completed its investigations into a long-suspected western intelligence …

Edward Snowden arrives in Moscow

Edward Snowden, the NSA whistleblower, has arrived in Moscow after Hong Kong authorities allowed him to leave despite a US request for his arrest.<p>In …

Guardian exclusive: An undercover police officer posing as an environmental activist co-wrote the libellous "McLibel leaflet" that was highly critical of McDonald's, and led to the longest civil trial in English history: McDonald's famously sued two penniless green campaigners over the roughly typed leaflet, in a landmark high court case. The true identity of one of the authors of the "McLibel leaflet" is Bob Lambert, a police officer who used the alias Bob Robinson in his five years infiltrating the London Greenpeace group.

How does GCHQ's internet surveillance work? Learn more about the system for collecting content and metadata, and what GCHQ can do with it: How GCHQ set out to spy on the world wide web Photograph: Rex Features

Exclusive: British spy agency has secret access to the world's Facebook posts, phone calls, emails and internet history Britain’s spy agency GCHQ has secretly gained access to the network of cables which carry the world’s phone calls and internet traffic and has started to process vast streams of sensitive personal information which it is sharing with its American partner, the National Security Agency (NSA).