Echelon

[…] transferring all target information from the European mainland via the strategic hub of London then by satellite to Fort Meade in Maryland via the crucial hub at Menwith Hill in the North York moors in the UK.’ The report confirms for the first time the existence of the secretive ECHELON system. Until now, evidence […]

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[…] the legal standards the agencies use when eavesdropping on US citizens with electronic surveillance systems such as Echelon. Many Echelon links also at www.wodip.opole.pl/~laslo/Echelon-links.html Campaign to Close Menwith Hill Spy Base http://www.gn.apc.org/cndyorks/mhs/index.htm MH activities; history; the campaign to close it; byelaws and related judgements. Campaign For Accountability of American Bases http://www.gn.apc.org/cndyorks/caab/index.htm Produced by Lindis […]

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Tell me lies

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[…] British intelligence in the light of the Iraq experience. He was an intelligent man but knew little about the subject: he hadn’t heard of Richard Tomlinson or Menwith Hill. Yet he was to start filming a couple of weeks after talking to me. He will do a competent job but he will never get […]

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Cold War: Building for Nuclear Confrontation 1946-1989

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[…] nearly everybody in the country will be familiar with, if not the sight, then the reputations of such featured icons as the ‘golf balls’ at Fylingdales and Menwith Hill in North Yorkshire, the Greenham Common airfield in Berkshire, and the MI6 building at Vauxhall Cross in central London. Many English landscapes – particularly but […]

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The View from the Bridge

[…] say we have over the US bases in this country was illustrated when the Liberal-Democrat MP Norman Baker reported in January: ‘I’ve asked for a tour of Menwith Hill and I’ve been refused.’ Mea maxima culpa? ‘IMF admits its policies seldom work’ was the headline to a remarkable but apparently little noticed story in […]

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[…] plus extensive links on electronic surveillance. The original source for the first Echelon report (New Statesman 12 August 1988) is revealed as Margaret Newsham, who worked at Menwith Hill from 1978 onwards as a software sytem support co-ordinator. Newsham talks about her work to Ekstra Bladet, Nov. ’99 (cryptome.org/echelon-mndc.htm ‘Echelon was my Baby’ and […]

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[…] UK’s role as one of the world’s leading arms exporters. Menu includes: about CAAT; about the arms trade; arms export news; current campaigns; info services; international links. Menwith Hill http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/Dave_Lesley/mhil.htm Site of Yorkshire CND. Includes short history, other NSA-related bases in UK, campaign to close it, contacts and links. Investigative Reporters and Editors http://www.ire.org/ […]

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UK Eyes Alpha: the Inside Story of British Intelligence

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[…] Agency, Britain was as useful to the US as Australia – they both had large US listening stations on them, Pine Gap in Australia and Cheltenham and Menwith Hill in the UK. The truly odd thing is that this geo-political grovelling for intelligence crumbs didn’t do much good. Urban’s book is a long catalogue […]

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What’s been did and hid

[…] the 1985/6 annual report of Government Communications Secur-ity Bureau’s – the New Zealand outpost of the NSA’s net-work of listening/interception stations. (We have GCHQ at Cheltenham and Menwith Hill.) The report shows that GCSB was intercepting, tasked mostly by the US, and doing trans-lation/decoding work for GCHQ and NSA – intercept outsourcing, as it […]

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