Photo Gallery The GCHQ's Special Room Service

Britain's GCHQ intelligence service monitors diplomats' travels using a sophisticated automated system that tracks hotel bookings. Once a room has been identified, it opens the door to a variety of spying options.
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An excerpt from a top secret GCHQ document from the archive of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.

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GCHQ named its program monitoring international diplomat's travel "Royal Concierge". It even has its own logo.

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The GCHQ headquarters in Cheltenham. The intelligence agency said that it "neither confirms nor denies the allegation."

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