Tag Archives: social media

Blacklisting and the role of social media and vetting agencies (private and govt)

The days of organisations like the Economic League and the Consulting Association keeping lists of political activists and trade union militants are, thankfully, long gone. These organisations were products of the 20th Century, though the CA managed to continue into … Continue reading

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Social media targeted by UK Govt in Rigby murder to deflect criticism of MI6/MI5 failures

The cynical delay of the publication of the Intelligence & Security Committee (ISC) report into the 2013 murder of soldier Lee Rigby in order that it would coincide with the Home Secretary’s week of counter-terrorism lectures to Parliament is complemented … Continue reading

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