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No Secret

You’re a leaker? No, you are a traitor;
With our foes you’re a collaborator,
And the secrets you sell
Earn a ticket to Hell;
You’ll be heading there, sooner or later.


New TV Series - Portillo's State Secrets

Michael Portillo in a new ten part TV series gets set to search the National Archives.

The first episode, on BBC 2 – Monday 23rd March – 18.30pm… 61 more words

Family History

It's ok because we're doing it

It’s a good think I know that the US and England are such good countries, otherwise I might think this was criminal:

AMERICAN AND BRITISH spies hacked into the internal computer network of the largest manufacturer of SIM cards in the world, stealing encryption keys used to protect the privacy of cellphone communications across the globe, according to top-secret documents provided to…

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China frees Canadian held on spying charge

WATCH: A dramatic turn of events for a Canadian couple being held in China, accused of stealing state secrets. Julia Garrett has been released from a government detention centre, but her husband has been moved to a high-security prison. 416 more words


New regulations in China on classifying state secrets

I have published an article in the Diplomat concerning the State Secrecy Bureau’s March, 2014 Interim Provisions on Management of State Secrets Classification(国家秘密定密管理暂行规定) (and their implications), with a longer version to follow.  29 more words

Open Government Information

Advocacy Groups Worldwide Ask For Terms Of Trans-Pacific Partnership To Be Made Public

The Trans-Pacific Partnership is a really big deal — literally. The international trade agreement, still under negotiation, has wide-ranging implications for every sector of the American economy and individuals’ rights within it. 531 more words

Can They Be Trusted?

I almost wrote this piece when it was revealed that the US Government covered up discovering chemical weapons in Iraq to avoid embarassment. Nevertheless the inevitable can only be delayed, as they say, and a recent article on the  335 more words