You’ve probably heard a lot about online mass surveillance, but maybe you’re wondering how intelligence agencies like the USA's National Security Agency (NSA) and the UK's Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) are monitoring you. But Google have now strengthened security between their servers so it’s not all bad news. Try not to worry, it’s not like Google is the internet or anything.9. Between 3-11% of the images captured by Optic Nerve captured were sexually explicit “undesirable nudity”. The risqué Skype chats you have with your other half when they're travelling for work? The Five countries call themselves the Five Eyes Alliance. It’s an NSA search database for intercepted communications. Intelligence officers can find personal information in the database about anyone they like using search terms.
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Users who may feel uncomfortable about such material are advised not to open them".
It further noted that "under GCHQ's offensive material policy, the dissemination of offensive material is a disciplinary offence".
The system saved one image every five minutes from the users' feeds to avoid overloading GCHQ's servers.
The surveillance programme was aided by America's National Security Agency (NSA) and collected still pictures from Yahoo web camera conversations.
The leaked document, unearthed by The Guardian newspaper, said: "Unfortunately...