Kim Dotcom, Laila Harre, David Cunliffe, Russel Norman, Metiria Turei, Glenn Greenwald… please note:
This is the somber outcome of not allowing our security services to operate properly
Intelligence officials, MPs and academics said revelations about the ability of GCHQ, the British governmentâ€™s eavesdropping centre, and the US National Security Agency to intercept emails, text messages and phone calls has helped members of the militant group evade capture.
Spy chiefs in Britain and the US have warned that terrorist groups changed tactics after reading the classified files released last year by Snowden, an former intelligence contractor.
The ability of fighters from Islamic State â€” also known as ISIS â€” to operate with relative impunity indicates the enhanced difficulty that Western intelligence agencies face in detecting and disrupting terrorist activity after the leaks, sources said.
â€śIt is one of the first cases where the damage to the Westâ€™s counter terrorism capability,â€ť said John Bassett, a former GCHQ official. â€śWithin the community it has been very apparent. It has certainly reduced one of the Westâ€™s main tools in this situation.â€ť
In an attempt to have his revenge on John Key, Kim Dotcom has brought the anti-GCSB nutters to town. Â Ably assisted by the far left, Labour and the Greens, they are all calling for the GCSB’s powers to be severely curtailed or even disbanded. Â Is this the price to bring down a National Government? Â Read more »