Reply to post: 1 in 6,500 real time snooping

Leaked: The UK's secret blueprint with telcos for mass spying on internet, phones – and backdoors

alain williams Silver badge

1 in 6,500 real time snooping

comms providers will be required to make bulk surveillance possible by introducing systems that can provide real-time interception of 1 in 10,000 of its customers. Or in other words, the UK government will be able to simultaneously spy on 6,500 folks in Blighty at any given moment.

That makes the assumption that each person only has one Internet connection. For many it is 3: home, work & mobile. So double that number - at least.

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