Top secret documents revealing that Scots police forces had access to a GCHQ spy programme collecting information on people’s communications, movements and use of social media, are published today by The Ferret. The newly released classified documents came from US whistle-blower Edward Snowden and reveal that a previously unknown surveillance unit called the Scottish Recording Centre…
Read more: https://theferret.scot/scots-police-had-access-to-top-secret-gchq-spy-programme/
Following this story, John Finnie MSP has been true to his word, and lodged the following topical question on "the threat to individuals' privacy arising from the surveillance activities of the Scottish Recording Centre."
This story was also covered in Scottish media here: