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Artist or CreatorMartin Rowson
Title or CaptionPrisms .....
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Published byThe Guardian
Date10 Jun 2013
Embedded text or transcriptHope
Person DepictedObama; Barack (1961-)
Stalin; Joseph (1879-1953)
Nixon; Richard M. (Richard Milhous), (1913-1994)
Hague; William
Implied textPRISM is a mass electronic surveillance data mining program launched in 2007 by the American National Security Agency with participation by the British GCHQ.
NotesNews: "The British and American governments have attempted to refocus the debate over secret surveillance after the Guardian's revelations of a covert US program, which appeared to garner and analyse emails and other personal information held by some of the world's leading internet companies. After two days in which both administrations appeared flat-footed and embarrassed by the disclosures, US officials sought to downplay the importance of the Prism system set up by the National Security Agency (NSA), while the British foreign secretary, William Hague, flatly denied that GCHQ might have tried to bypass UK laws governing the collection and retention of personal data. ... " Nick Hopkins, The Guardian
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