European Ombudsman’s Decision on Access to Documents Pertaining to GCHQ Surveillance

Decision in case 2004/2013/PMC on the European Commission’s handling of an access to documents request relating to the surveillance of the internet by UK intelligence services (Nov. 5, 2015)

The Ombudsman concluded that the European Commission had engaged in serious maladministration by refusing to provide valid reasons for denying the public access to its letters to UK authorities and citizens’ complaints pertaining to surveillance by the GCHQ. Continue reading European Ombudsman’s Decision on Access to Documents Pertaining to GCHQ Surveillance