Collected images of ordinary people in front of webcam


Massive monitoring scandal Affects Yahoo.The British, government intelligence agency GCHQ total 1,800,000 webcam images of ordinary people all over the world.

Common Yahoo users

The monitoring was not targeted at special groups or terrorist suspects individuals, but against regular users worldwide by the large U.S. service Yahoo.

This reports the British newspaper The Guardian Thursday night.

Got the help From NSA

GCHQ to have been helped by the American intelligence organization NESA when they collected the pictures.

Sex pictures

The images must have been captured and stored in the period 2008-2010.
A large proportion of these will have had sexual content.