The latest surveillance-sharing operation to come to light is the Prism system, run by the US National Security Agency, to access data held by the world’s major Internet companies, including contents of emails and live chat — although the companies say they know nothing about it. It was apparently set up as part of a bundle of post 9/11 US surveillance laws. What remains unclear is the involvement of other SIGINT operations such as Britain’s GCHQ or Australia’s DSD.
Meet Kat Polinski – Security Breach and her fight against Project Peace, an international security agreement that allows constant surveillance and loss of individual freedom in the name of stability and order.
Fast moving, sophisticated…The plot is full of surprises and its political implications are worth pondering. — Washington Post