My bookmarks for June 25th through June 28th

Here’s what I tagged on between June 25th and June 28th:

Who is Listening?

[As ever, you can read this on the BBC News website]

Members of the British Parliament have been shocked to discover that one of their number was bugged by the secret service, violating the forty-year old ‘Wilson doctrine’ that offers MPs immunity from the sort of snooping they are happy to allow on the rest of us.

Two conversations between Tooting MP Sadiq Khan and Babar Ahmad were apparently recorded in the prison where Mr Ahmad is being held on remand while awaiting deportation to the United States on charges relating to his support for terrorism.

The real problem for MPs, of course, is not that they will be specifically targetted for surveillance but that they will inevitably be caught up in operations against other people.

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