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    Signals characteristic of a cellphone surveillance device have been detected near the Ecuadorian Embassy harbouring WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, a journalist investigation has shown.

    Cellphone Spying Device Found Near London Embassy Harbouring Assange

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    Signals characteristic of a cellphone surveillance device have been detected near the Ecuadorian Embassy harbouring WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, a journalist investigation has shown.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Signs of IMSI catchers, also known as Stingrays, were intercepted at various locations across London, international channel Vice News reported Thursday.

    IMSI catchers pretend to be cellphone base stations that connect phones to provider networks. The spying device intercepts unique identifiers of cellphones that ping them and tap into communications data.

    Vice News said that the alleged base station outside the Ecuadorian mission was switching rapidly between network providers – a sign of a IMSI catcher. The news website cited a former senior surveillance insider who said this sophisticated interception technology is used by British police.

    Assange, an Australian national, is wanted by Sweden on accusations of sexual coercion and rape. He has been residing at the Ecuadorian Embassy since 2012, fearing extradition to Sweden and then to the United States where he could face espionage charges.

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      ptcjm
      Choking throats seems to be popular apparently.
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      Use aluminium foil to pad the walls. Top to bottom.I have done it. There are no more weird noises and no more aliens! :)
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      IranianExpat1916
      What seems to be lost in translation is the fact that Assange is Australian and his government has abandoned him, as usual.

      Australia is, and has always been, a nation of lackeys that was built by the British prostitutes and petty thieves.

      Today Australia is more or less completely infected by Israel. There are so many Zionists in all aspects of government decision making positions that they effectively run the country, as well as the media.

      Australians are just as dumb as Americans simply because they are offspring of the worst British had to offer and if history has thought us anything it is that the best of British is the worst of humanity.
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      michaelin reply toIranianExpat1916(Show commentHide comment)
      IranianExpat1916, I would be prone to describe the australian government as business focused, a wannabee 51st state government, and yes - moronic. There are people with brains here, so to speak, but there are also many fools. Pretty much like any other western 'democracy' I suppose. The one thing that I would say is that the so-called best of the British can be just as 'excellent' as any other person from ANY culture in the world. They would all share the same qualities. It is humanity then that I at least, am talking about. By the way, yes I was born in australia but I am british. (as loathe as I am to admit it! :) )
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