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US tech giants face trouble if Obama fails to shut down internet snooping

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As published in City A.M. US tech giants face trouble if Obama fails to shut down internet snooping This Friday, Barack Obama will decide what he intends to do about the US National Security Agency’s (NSA) covert surveillance activities on the phone and internet records of the American people. He will do so having received […]

State snooping will hit Britain in the pocket

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As published in The Times: State snooping will hit Britain in the pocket Distrust of mass surveillance could spark a damaging exodus of IT companies Last week in Washington was one of extraordinary turmoil for the spies and cryptographers of the US National Security Agency. After months of growing outrage at the mass invasion of […]

Your mobile phone is watching you

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As published in the Mail on Sunday: Your mobile phone is watching YOU, Writes David Davis: Campaigning former Shadow Home Secretary’s own phone log reveals the insidious tracking of our every move British security services using American technology to spy on our personal details; German leader Angela Merkel’s phone bugged; 60 million Spanish phone calls […]

David Davis writes for The Guardian ‘John Larkin is right – it’s time to stop probing the killings of the Troubles’

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As published in The Guardian: John Larkin is right – it’s time to stop probing the killings of the Troubles The attorney general’s comments are in the spirit of Northern Ireland’s Good Friday agreement – and further inquests and inquiries are unlikely to achieve anything more of use The attorney general of Northern Ireland, John […]

David Davis writes for the Daily Mail ‘Don’t trust me (or any creature of the State) with control of the press’

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As published in the Daily Mail: Don’t trust me (or any creature of the State) with control of the press: As a Royal Charter on newspaper regulation is approved, a stark warning from a senior MP David Davis In its 300-year history, British press freedom has faced many threats. That is no surprise. A truly […]