Tuesday, September 20, 2011

#hacking #met : Police and the David Shayler case.

David Shayler
Former MI5 spy David Shayler, who was the subject of a Met police case against the Guardian in 2000 Photograph: Sean Smith for the Guardian
The Metropolitan police are claiming a breach of the Official Secrets Act to obtain documents from the Guardian relating to the Milly Dowler phone hacking allegations.

But it isn't the first time Scotland Yard has resorted to court action to force the Guardian to hand over information about sources.