BBC Denied Naming MI5 Officer who ‘poses danger to women’

Attorney General Suella Braverman applied for an injunction to prevent a BBC story from identifying an MI5 agent without confirming or denying his status as an agent. The BBC submitted that revealing his identity would not put him at risk, … Continue reading BBC Denied Naming MI5 Officer who ‘poses danger to women’

BBC issued with ‘breach of confidence’ clause to stop a spy’s exposure

IN AN EFFORT TO PREVENT THE COUNTRY’S PUBLIC BROADCASTER FROM REVEALING THE IDENTITY OF A BRITISH INTELLIGENCE OFFICER WORKING ABROAD, THE UK GOVERNMENT USED A RARELY USED “BREACH OF CONFIDENCE” CLAUSE. Since the so-called Spycatcher case in 1987, this is … Continue reading BBC issued with ‘breach of confidence’ clause to stop a spy’s exposure

MI5 calls on Tech companies help

Sir Andrew Parker, MI5’s director general, has called on the technology and social media companies to establish a technical feature in their software platforms that allowed spy agencies “exceptional access”  and law enforcement access to encrypted messages, amid fear they … Continue reading MI5 calls on Tech companies help