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Ryan Gallagher
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Ryan Gallagher 22h
Yes, it is US led. That doesn't mean US did this specific strike. Point merely that country responsible remains unconfirmed.
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Ryan Gallagher Mar 26
I didn't write the headline, calm down.
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Ryan Gallagher Mar 26
The multibillion-dollar US spy agency you haven’t heard of:
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Ryan Gallagher Mar 26
Yes, suspected, b/c other coalition planes are bombing Mosul (UK/France/Belg/Australia) & perpetrator remains unconfirmed.
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The Intercept Mar 26
Trump’s War on Terror has quickly become as barbaric and savage as he promised by
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Ryan Gallagher Mar 26
Great read on bizarre classified US govt research projects from 's new book on secretive agency :
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Ryan Gallagher Mar 26
Call for encryption ban puts at odds with industry & colleagues:
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Ryan Gallagher Mar 26
Trump supporter thought president would only deport "bad hombres." Instead, her husband is being deported.
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Ryan Gallagher Mar 26
Russia's main opposition leader, Alexei Navalny, arrested at anti-corruption protest in Moscow:
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Paul Roche Mar 26
There's a huge difference between applying for a warrant to steam open an envelope and insisting all mail is posted without one.
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Ryan Gallagher Mar 26
I don't have the answer, but yes it's an important question - for & to explain.
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Ryan Gallagher Mar 26
hacking is one method. MI5 has many & heavily focuses on preventative spying, as I've reported before.
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Ryan Gallagher Mar 26
for GCHQ that is true to a degree, but not the case for MI5.
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Ryan Gallagher Mar 26
It's easy for govt to scapegoat encryption, but impossible to explain how banning it is a rational (let alone feasible) response
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Ryan Gallagher Mar 26
Reality is, even if all comms subject to 24/7 surveillance you can't prevent every attack, especially those launched by "lone-wolf" nutjobs.
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Ryan Gallagher Mar 26
These are questions I would like to hear answer.
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Ryan Gallagher Mar 26
How would banning WhatsApp encryption have prevented the attack anyway, given that govt admits he was not under investigation at the time?
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Ryan Gallagher Mar 26
If Masood was texting on WhatsApp prior to attack, why can't messages be recovered forensically from his phone, which police must've seized?
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Ryan Gallagher Mar 26
Which even some at MI5 were uncomfortable with at the time, seeing it as a cynical political manoeuvre.
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Ryan Gallagher Mar 26
And within a week of Lee Rigby's murder in 2013, was using it to push for new surveillance powers.
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