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How Countries “Outsource” Electronic Surveillance And Threaten Privacy

Intelligence sharing partnerships are “completely shrouded in secrecy, making it impossible to know how much data is being shared.”

Depending on the countries’ specific intelligence sharing arrangements, most anything can be shared, says Edin Omanovic, Privacy International’s State Surveillance Programme Lead. The system’s trove includes information like raw internet and phone data, intelligence reports about individuals, watchlists, information about intelligence gathering techniques, information about encryption and decryption techniques, and more.

Source: How Countries “Outsource” Electronic Surveillance And Threaten Privacy

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