UK-USA: DATA SURVEILLANCE: New 'revealed documents' from on 2012 London Olympics

See: PRISM Operations Highlight: Olympics Support – GCHQ Using PRISM Access (pdf). This slide from a presentation on PRISM describes access granted to GCHQ employees during the 2012 London Olympics.

And: Identifier Lead Triage with ECHOBASE (pdf). This SIGDEV presentation dated June 2012 describes techniques for filtering very large datasets through the cloud-based GHOSTMACHINE framework. Cooperation between NSA and GCHQ during the 2012 London Olympics – the “Olympic Option” – is used as a case study (as covered in The Intercept article below).


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