Details on the new Communications Capabilities Development Programme (CCDP).
All the UK’s call, text message, email traffic and web logs will be stored.
If MI5, MI6 or the GCHQ want “real time” insight they can get it, with the full database of data.
Telcos like BT, Sky, Virgin Media, Vodafone and O2 would keep the data.
The GCHQ never liked been seen in open court, the press or having its “listening post” ability over every aspect of the UK’s telecom infrastructure become too well known.
So they hope a Communications Capabilities Development Programme can make the links in open court based on info that the GCHQ “found” and then flagged?
Your interest in politics was not a flaged but your friend had a friend who said something on twitter or downloaded something and they “stumbled” back to you?
The GCHQ tried “sigint NEW Systems” back in the late 1990’s, the Government Telecommunications Advisory Centre, Government Technical Assistance Centre (criminals used codes) ect.
Strange that all this is now so direct and in the open? Everything you do is now can be tracked if your flagged, months of logs can be “opened” and real time use spied on for a long time with very little legal oversight in the USA, UK, Australia….
Why would anyone of interest use the web in any way worth logging anymore?
Back to family, cult, faith, school, tribe, gang, compatriots, business associates – MI6 will be detected long before they can plant a fresh face or bribe their way to something of use.
Why is the UK is giving away generations of hidden signals intelligence excellence for some short term “communications industry” links and PR that they are doing something?