Archive for the 'spying' Category

Spies must seek ministerial green light to pay bribes, Lords rules – Daily Telegraph

“Spies will have to seek permission from ministers before paying bribes to ‘contacts’, the House of Lords has ruled.”

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Daily Telegraph, 9th February 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Councils still breaking surveillance laws – The Guardian

“Local authorities are still illegally spying on individuals despite curbs imposed on their covert activities, the senior official charged with scrutinising their activities said today.”

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The Guardian, 21st July 2009

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Regina v James (Daniel) – Times Law Reports

Regina v James (Daniel)

Court of Appeal

“A member of the Armed Forces, however junior, serving abroad in a theatre of military operations, who chose to disclose information which might be of use to an enemy of the United Kingdom, or prejudicial to the interest and safety of his colleagues serving in a war zone, must expect a lengthy sentence for deterrence and punishment, even if the information disclosed was not proved to have caused any actual damage.”

The Times, 1st July 2009

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

New cyber chief to protect against computer attacks – The Independent

“Britain is to appoint its first national cyber security chief to protect the country from terrorist computer hackers and electronic espionage, Gordon Brown will announce tomorrow.”

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The Independent, 24th June 2009

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Army interpreter loses spy appeal – BBC News

“An Army corporal who was the personal interpreter to Britain’s top general in Afghanistan has lost an appeal against his 10-year sentence for spying.”

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BBC News, 11th June 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Army spy is jailed for 10 years – BBC News

“Army interpreter Daniel James, found guilty of spying for Iran last month, has been jailed for 10 years.”

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BBC News, 28th November 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

British interpreter Daniel James found guilty of spying for Iran – The Times

“A salsa dancing Army interpreter who worked for Britain’s top general in Afghanistan was today found guilty of spying for Iran.”

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The Times, 5th November 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk


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