UK: GCHQ's 'Great British Firewall' raises serious concern – privacy groups


"Privacy groups have expressed serious concern at the prospect of a “Great British Firewall” proposed by the surveillance agency GCHQ to protect major British companies against malicious hackers.

They said they were worried that it could be used to deny freedom of speech, with the government potentially able to designate sites they disapprove of as “malware”.

There is also concern about the prospect of handing over such power to GCHQ, given its track record of intrusion working in tandem with the US National Security Agency (NSA)."


See the article: GCHQ's 'Great British Firewall' raises serious concern – privacy groups (The Guardian, link)

 

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