Data stored in BLACK HOLE

Title

Data stored in BLACK HOLE

Subject

Social Networking Metadata

Description

This document is an internal GCHQ wiki page. It describes BLACK HOLE, a data repository holding a variety of differnent data sources including: webmail, email transfers, ftp transfers, internet browsing metadata and website logins. </br> The document also describes the total size of the data repository including the sub-divisions in different "datamarts" such as MUTANT BROTH, KARMA POLICE and MEMORY HOLE.

Creator

Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ)

Publisher

The Intercept

Relation

Snowden

Language

en

Date:Created

2011

Source:Classification

COMINT

Source:Redactions

Webteam contact information has been redacted

Report:Creator

Ryan Gallagher

NumPages

2

CreatorOffice

GCHQ

Date:Leaked

2015-09-25

Distribution

STRAP 1

Surveillance Programs

BLACK HOLE; MUTANT BROTH; KARMA POLICE; MEMORY HOLE; AUTOASSOC; SOCIAL ANIMAL; HRMAP; INFINITE MONKEYS

Collection

Citation

Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), “Data stored in BLACK HOLE,” Snowden Archive, accessed December 1, 2022, https://grid.glendon.yorku.ca/items/show/812.

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