NSA bribed UK spooks GBP100M for spying privileges

"The top secret payments are set out in documents which make clear that the Americans expect a return on the investment, and that GCHQ has to work hard to meet their demands. 'GCHQ must pull its weight and be seen to pull its weight,' a GCHQ strategy briefing said." -The Guardian

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  1. What do you mean? They're way above quota, in fact they've caught the #3 man in al-Qaeda ten times this year. That works out to... hm... ten million per #3. I wonder if that's the ROI they're looking for?

  2. Tynam says:

    I'm actually kinda reassured. Our politicians are prone to taking bribes in the tens of thousands for laws that will cause corporate profit at the public's expense in the tens of millions. It's nice to know that our spooks are at least charging the going rate.

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