Huge data leak shatters the lie that the innocent need not fear surveillance - The Guardian

Our investigation shows how repressive regimes can buy and use the kind of spying tools Edward Snowden warned us about

Law-abiding people – including citizens and residents of democracies such as the UK, such as editors-in-chief of leading newspapers – are not immune from unwarranted surveillance. And western countries do not have a monopoly on the most invasive surveillance technologies. We’re entering a new surveillance era, and unless protections are put in place, none of us are safe.