GCHQ granted extended powers to demand data from the NHS during the Covid-19 crisis

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Security services are concerned about attacks on the national infrastructure
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Security services are concerned about attacks on the national infrastructure

The NHS will be obliged to share more data with GCHQ, the UK's intelligence service, after the agency was granted additional powers by health secretary Matt Hancock. A government document releas...

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