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New UK Spy Chief Dismisses Privacy, Demands "New Deal" for Surveillance

For public safety, natch


Silicon Valley giants are in "denial" about the misuse of their technologies and products, according to Britain's new spy chief Robert Hannigan.

In a piece for London's Financial Times (paywalled), Hannigan said U.S. technology companies should offer "greater co-operation" in the fight against terrorism, by working with governments rather than working against their intelligence agencies in the wake of the Edward Snowden disclosures.