Cameron hints at ‘tougher measures’ if media continues publishing Snowden leaks

RT | October 29, 2013

British Prime Minister David Cameron has issued a veiled threat against media organizations, calling on The Guardian and other outlets to stop publishing the disclosures leaked by National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden.

The Guardian first began its ongoing series based on the Snowden leaks in June, when far-reaching clandestine activity of the American NSA and British Government Communication Headquarters (GCHQ) were made public. UK lawmakers have not yet been “heavy handed,” the prime minister said, but if media does not cease such publication soon the government could soon crack down.

He suggested the government may employ D-Notices, official requests asking editors not to publish news items for national security reasons, if the coverage goes on.

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One Response to Cameron hints at ‘tougher measures’ if media continues publishing Snowden leaks

  1. Unclezip says:

    Welcome to Airstrip One. I don’t see how the so-called “D-letters” will make a difference, as the cat is out of the bag. And publishing can be done by other than the “authorized media”. Cameron is terrified that the truth about his traitorous actions will come out.

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