DocumentDocument Date: 2008-06-27Release Date: 2014-11-25
These screenshots from GCHQ’s internal GCWiki describe progress on the MTI (Mastering the Internet) cable access project, also known as Tempora. Prominent within these reports is the close cooperation with corporate partner Cable & Wireless / Vodafone, codenamed GEROTIC: see the Süddeutsche Zeitung article Snowden-Leaks: How Vodafone-Subsidiary Cable & Wireless Aided GCHQ’s Spying Efforts, 25 […]
27_June_08_redacted.pdf: TOP SECRET STRAP 1 COMINT The maximum classification allowed on GCWiki is TOP SECRET STRAP1 COMINT. Click to report inappropriate content. For GCWiki help contact:...
DocumentDocument Date: 2012-01-01Release Date: 2014-01-27
This GCHQ presentation from 2012 outlines the agency’s ability to monitor internet use major social media networks in real time, using tools called Squeaky Dolphin, Fire Ant and Anticrisis Girl: see the NBC News article Snowden docs reveal British spies snooped on YouTube and Facebook, 27 January 2014.
TOP SECRET//SI//REL TO USA, FVEY GCHQ Psychology A New Kind of SIGDEV Establishing the Human Science Operations Cell TOP SECRET//SI//REL TO USA, FVEY TOP SECRET//SI//REL TO USA, ...
DocumentDocument Date: 2012-09-19Release Date: 2014-06-18
This internal NSA post dated 19 September 2012, describes GCHQ’s operation Tempora which, make “more than 40 billion pieces of content a day” available to analysts from both agencies: see the Der Spiegel article The NSA in Germany: Snowden’s Documents Available for Download, 18 June 2014.
(C//REL) TEMPORA -- "The World s Largest XKEYSCORE" - Is Now Available to Qualified NSA Users (U//FOUO) NSA Integree at GCIIQ Run Date: 09/19/2012 (U//FOUO) SIGINT analysts: We have all...
DocumentDocument Date: 2012-05-21Release Date: 2014-06-18
This page from GCHQ’s internal GCWiki, last edited in May 2012, provides background information on the agency’s “internet buffer business capability”: see the Der Spiegel article The NSA in Germany: Snowden’s Documents Available for Download, 18 June 2014.
 News BREAKING NEWS (May 2012) - The second tranche of 'deep dive' processing capability at RPC has gone live. In addition 2 extra lOG's are being processed at OPC. This brings the curre...
DocumentDocument Date: 2009-07-27Release Date: 2014-11-25
These July 2009 documents provide a full list of the fibre-optic cables GCHQ had access to at that point, including details of location, bandwidth and corporate partners: see the Süddeutsche Zeitung article Snowden-Leaks: How Vodafone-Subsidiary Cable & Wireless Aided GCHQ’s Spying Efforts, 25 November 2014. […]
partner_cables.pdf: Partner Cable UK? REMEDY GERONTIC DACRON LITTLE PINNAGE STREET CAR VITREOUS Apolo UK IRU/LC DCO IRU/LC IRU/LC IRU/LC CANTAT 3 UK DCO IRU/LC Concerto UK D...
GEMINI, ARCANO, BROKER, CATEGORY, DACRON, DONNINGTON, ELAPSE, GERONTIC, GIB(B)US, GRASP, HIASCO, KIRKISTOWN, KNAPWEED, LATUS, LINNELL, LITTLE, MONDELLO, NIGELLA, NUMDAH, PFENNING ALPHA, PINNAGE, PRESCOTT, REMEDY, SCEPTRE, STELLABLUE, TEMPORA, VITREOUS
Australia (AUS/AU), Bahamas (BHS/BS), Belgium (BEL/BE), Bermuda (BMU/BM), Canada (CAN/CA), China (CHN/CN), Denmark (DNK/DK), Egypt (EGY/EG), Finland (FIN/FI), France (FRA/FR), Germany (DEU/DE), Guam (GUM/GU), Iceland (ISL/IS), India (IND/IN), Ireland (IRL/IE), Isle of Man (IMN/IM), Italy (ITA/IT), Jamaica (JAM/JM), Japan (JPN/JP), Korea (KOR/KR), Latvia (LVA/LV), Malta (MLT/MT), Netherlands (NLD/NL), Nigeria (NGA/NG), Philippines (PHL/PH), Poland (POL/PL), Portugal (PRT/PT), Russia (RUS/RU), Spain (ESP/ES), Sweden (SWE/SE), United Kingdom (GBR/GB)
DocumentRelease Date: 2013-06-21
This concluding slide from an undated GCHQ presentation on Tempora reminds analysts that they are in a “enviable” and “privileged” position – “you have access to a lot of sensitive data… have fun and make the most of it”: see the Guardian article Mastering the internet: how GCHQ set out to spy on the world […]
Conclusion TOP SECRET STRAP1 ® You are in a privileged position — repay that trust, o You have ready access to a lot of sensitive data, o Understand your legal obligations — don’t become a...