New Head Of GCHQ: Privacy Was Never ‘An Absolute Right’

Robert Hannigan, the new head of the British spy agency GCHQ, said in an editorial in the Financial Times that privacy “has never been an absolute right” and that social media networks like Twitter, Facebook, and WhatsApp are helping criminals and terrorist groups like ISIS build their operations.

In the editorial, Hannigan called on tech companies to cooperate with intelligence agencies in order to protect citizens.

Video by The Lip TV with Elliot Hill and Mark Sovel.

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