GCHQ chief ignites debate about government surveillance, tech giants and terrorists




The new head of GCHQ has piled the pressure on large tech firms including Google, Apple and Twitter to facilitate more open communications with government to shore up data privacy and security laws. Robert Hannigan wrote an article in the Financial Times suggesting that web giants including Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter have become "command-and-control networks... for terrorists and criminals." This article marks the first public outing for Hannigan since he was appointed GCHQ’...
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