Previously, previously, previously, previously.
That guy is awesome.
Related: NSA backdoor for Rails apps https://github.com/goshakkk/nsa_panel
I don't think anyone in the UK was surprised that GCHQ is attempting to listen in to all communications. I was kind of surprised at their competency though.
Here's his page, he does some cool stuff. https://www.facebook.com/tomscott
"Anyone could be part of our team...including the person you're bragging to."
I might be too young to remember, but this sounds very similar to the stories about people working as spies in Soviet Russia...