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Optic Nerve is a surveillance program of the U.K.'s Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), with the NSA's assistance, captured and stored webcam images from more than 1.8 million Yahoo user accounts worldwide, "including substantial quantities of sexually explicit communications."

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External resources Edit

  • Spencer Ackerman & James Ball, "Optic Nerve: Millions of Yahoo Webcam Images Intercepted by GCHQ," The Guardian (Feb. 27, 2014) (full-text).

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