British and US Spy Agencies Compromise Yahoo Chat

It needs to be said: the actions of intelligence agencies such as the NSA and the British GCHQ amount to an act of war against innocent civilian populations around the world.  This brings their actions into line with the definition of terrorism, the use of force or the threat of the use of force against civilian populations to achieve political ends.  It is time for people to stand up and call these government agencies out for what they are: state sponsored terrorist groups.  From The Guardian:
Britain's surveillance agency GCHQ, with aid from the US National Security internet users not suspected of wrongdoing, secret documents reveal.
Agency, intercepted and stored the webcam images of millions of GCHQ files dating between 2008 and 2010 explicitly state that a surveillance program codenamed Optic Nerve collected still images of Yahoo webcam chats in bulk and saved them to agency databases, regardless of whether individual users were an intelligence target or not.
In one six-month period in 2008 alone, the agency collected webcam imagery – including substantial quantities of sexually explicit communications – from more than 1.8 million Yahoo user accounts globally.
Yahoo reacted furiously to the webcam interception when approached by the Guardian. The company denied any prior knowledge of the program, accusing the agencies of "a whole new level of violation of our users' privacy".

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