Met Press Team Passed Jounalists’ Phone Numbers to Coppers

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Met Press Team Passed Jounalists’ Phone Numbers to Coppers
by technoguido

The Met Police press office handed over the telephone numbers of Sun journalists who had called up to check stories, to police officers who then spied on them to covertly identify sources. The revelation was made yesterday at The Investigatory Powers Tribunal where Sun lawyers expressed disbelief that police officers had used RIPA legislation that is supposed to be used to protect national security, to root out sources.

Earlier this year, three members of the Guido team sent off Freedom of Information requests to the Met asking whether the police had obtained call data from their phone using RIPA. The police refused to answer on the ground that it was a “vexatious or repeated request” and bizarrely accused Guido of colluding with Press Gazette to send the FoIs. He wasn’t…

Guido has called the Met Press office from his mobile. Are they using RIPA to snoop on his calls?

technoguido | July 21, 2015 at 4:30 pm | Tags: Police, Snooping | Categories: Guido Fawkes, Media Guido | URL: http://wp.me/pvx79-Rkx

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LASER CELLS OFFER RAY OF HOPE FOR UNDERSTANDING CANCER

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Researchers successfully feed cells microlasers to track their movements

Researchers at the University of St Andrews have made a breakthrough in biomedicine; having successfully tracked a day-in-the-life of a number of white blood cells by feeding them microlasers, according to a research report published in Nano Letters today (Wednesday July 22, 2015).

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FinTech revolution will force second great bank restructuring in a decade

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– Banks “could become the spade sellers to the FinTech gold rush”

– Telco restricting into ‘NetCo’ and ‘ServCo’ provides a template for realignment of banking industry

The rise of next generation Fin Tech companies will trigger a wholesale restructuring of the banking sector, according to tech M&A advisory firm Magister Advisors.

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Government of Canada Supports Improved Cyber Protection and Interoperability Across Canada

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New federal investments to provide support for new tools and knowledge to better protect cyber systems and improve interoperability.

July 20, 2015

Regina, Saskatchewan — Tom Lukiwski, Member of Parliament for Regina-Lumsden-Lake Centre, on behalf of the Associate Minister of National Defence, Julian Fantino, today announced two new cutting-edge projects to better protect cyber systems and support increased public safety interoperability. The projects were announced as part of a $12 million investment funded through the Canadian Safety and Security Program (CSSP).

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Biometrics in consumer applications: Register now for the latest updates

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“The global biometrics technology market is expected to reach USD 24.59 billion by 2020. Increasing demand in consumer electronics to enhance customer experience is expected to drive the biometrics technology market over the next six years. Implementation in e-commerce applications may enable secure transactions and can provide new opportunities to the biometrics technology market.” *

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