An indy documentary exposes how West Cornwall is eavesdropping central for the spooks and spies of the Western World.
The YouTube flick traces a vast network of transatlantic cables in the Duchy and exposes which are linked to GCHQ snooping operations.
Taking Edward Snowden’s NSA revelations as its starting point, Mark Thomas’s film traces the many public – and secret – communication lines that criss-cross Cornwall.
Whistle blower Snowden exposed how British spies conspired with the Americans to siphon off information from Skewjack cable station near Porthcurno in 2014.
The spooks placed an intercept device, code-named ‘Nigella’, across Skewjack cables: and the intercepted data fed the ‘Tempora’ Program: a mass surveillance operation.