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Newly disclosed internal MI5, MI6 and GCHQ documents expose the agencies’ controversial mass surveillance as a primary source of intelligence even as they agree that such β€œintrusive” practices can invade the privacy of individuals. The large cache containing more than 100 memorandums, forms, and policy papers, was obtained by Privacy International, as a part of an ongoing legal challenge over the lawfulness of surveillance. The documents show that the collection and development of bulk datasets has been going on as early as 1988 un...