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MI5 on the BBC: more PR than scrutiny

This post firstĀ appeared on the Democratic Audit blog on 6th October 2015. Public statements by heads of the British intelligence and security agencies are still rare enough to attract considerable attention. Moreover, representatives of the intelligence agencies do not step … Continue reading

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How far will GCHQ go to enter the debate about privacy?

The publication of an article in The Financial Times by the new head of GCHQ, Robert Hannigan, has prompted a mixed response. While some have offered a cautious welcome to what may be seen as a new and genuine attempt … Continue reading

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