Disclaimer: I’m not saying any of the surveillance being carried is right or morally justifiable in any way!
But… I really don’t get the furore over this supposed “discovery”. What discovery? I live about an hour from GCHQ- I’m assuming they could pretty much intercept anything they wanted to about me, especially if they have reason. If not them, then Menwith Hill.
I’m not saying I like it, but I’ve always assumed that I am (or can be) tracked and if anything, the internet just gives a slightly more “live”, probably more focussed way of tracking. Would I have assumed that someone, somewhere was almost watching me write this blog before all of this kicked off? Yup.