GCHQ has tools to manipulate online information, leaked documents show

By James Ball for The Guardian

Documents leaked by Edward Snowden reveal programs to track targets, spread information and manipulate online debates

 The UK intelligence agency GCHQ has developed sophisticated tools to manipulate online polls, spam targets with SMS messages, track people by impersonating spammers and monitor social media postings, according to newly-published documents leaked by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.

Full article at: http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/jul/14/gchq-tools-manipulate-online-information-leak