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Tribunal rules computer hacking by GCHQ is not illegal – BBC News

Tribunal rules computer hacking by GCHQ is not illegal – BBC News

GCHQ is operating within the law when it hacks into computers and smart phones, a security tribunal has ruled.

Campaigners Privacy International have lost a legal challenge claiming the spying post’s hacking operations are too intrusive and break European law.

The case was launched after revelations by US whistleblower Edward Snowden about the extent of US and UK spying.

Source: Tribunal rules computer hacking by GCHQ is not illegal – BBC News