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U.K. spies intercepted webcam images: report

Feb 28, 2014, 1:08 AM EST
Britain's communications spy agency GCHQ and the US National Security Agency (NSA) intercepted and stored images from webcams used by millions of Yahoo users, the Guardian newspaper reports.
AFP/File, Lionel Bonaventure

British spy agency GCHQ intercepted webcam images from millions of Yahoo users around the world, according to a report in the Guardian. Yahoo denied prior knowledge of the alleged programme, describing it as a "completely unacceptable" privacy violation. According to leaked documents, sexually explicit images were among those gathered - although not intentionally. Yahoo denied prior knowledge of the alleged programme, describing it as a "completely unacceptable" privacy violation. According to leaked documents, sexually explicit images were among those gathered - although not intentionally.
Background:
U.K. spies 'intercepted webcam images of Yahoo users' [BBC]
Report: U.K. spy agency collected Yahoo webcam images [USA Today]

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