This report, if true, represents a whole new level of violation of our users' privacy that is completely unacceptable and we strongly call on the world's governments to reform surveillance law consistent with the principles we outlined in December.
Although the man is convicted, OBSERVER media is barred by law from publishing his name since this would lead to the identification of his victim since this is a case of incest.
This admonition was explicitly emphasised by the justice who said the victim’s identity must be protected.
The incident occurred when the child was between ages nine and 14, and she was residing with her errant father and step mother.
Justice Iain Morley, in handing down the sentence yesterday, said he had intended to sentence the man to 28 years but noted that the man, who was only actually arrested in July 2014, had been on remand since then.
Somewhat naively, GCHQ was surprised by the level of nudity found in webcam footage.