UK police warn publishers not to use leaked documents

UK police warn publishers not to use leaked documents

The leaked memos that cost British ambassador to the US his job are being investigated by the Metropolitan Police Counter Terrorism Command as a possible breach of the Official Secrets Act. Announcing the police inquiry, Counter terrorism police unit leader Neil Basu warned the media not publish any more of the leaked documents thus raising concerns over press freedom.

Tom A
Tom A
MT144
MT144 9 months

totalitarian UK strikes again.

Sapper82
Sapper82 9 months

Police state anyone? Seriously though- this is setting a very dangerous precedent.

william snedker
william snedker 9 months

I’m a Brit, they’ve been doing this for a while but as bad as the creeping nanny state is concerned, I’m more scared that the police where dancing at the pride festival while at the same day 2-6 people were stabbed, mismanagement is horrendous, my dad told me that the government sold a plot of land they new they where building a road over for £15,000, they then bought it back 3 months later for roughly £350,000, imagine how incompetent it is if Corbin gets in

Captain Obvious
Captain Obvious 9 months

Easiest solution, give them to your American counter part and allow them to publish them for you.

Randy Souse-Git
Randy Souse-Git 9 months

To be fair, the police in the UK have been tasked with patrolling social media for offense and have taken to it whole heartedly. The officer making the statement was just following his programming... As ye sow, so shall ye reap.

Rational ific
Rational ific 9 months

Is China this strict? Wow...the UK has a lot of secrets, from child rapists they want to protect to now this.

Barny Fraggles
Barny Fraggles 9 months

Only state sanctioned sources of information will be tolerated drones, now back to your hives.

Arthur Dent
Arthur Dent 9 months

The US press can feel free to ignore the UK plods

Joe Joyce
Joe Joyce 9 months

Imagine not having the first amendment

Sir_Kutz
Sir_Kutz 9 months

What a crappy country full of crappy anti information laws.

michael taylor
michael taylor 9 months

Free Tommy Robinson

Minnie De Mouse
Minnie De Mouse 9 months

Britain is becoming a socialist country when a private citizen can be arrested for free speech and say something like there is only two genders or the hero who stopped the two knife wielding Muslims killing people near parliament is arrested and sent to a reeducation camp the two Muslims get no jail time and gets money from the government and their victims get absolutely nothing Fuck Britain

Oprahsanalbeads
Oprahsanalbeads 9 months

everybody publish those leaks as far and wide as you can.

Andrew Johnston
Andrew Johnston 9 months

Sharia compliant Britainistan is now unrecognizable from its former greatness. The political correctness adopted to deal with the immigrant influx and perverted sexuality has put a lie to the leftists claim that all cultures are of equal value and social progress is a benefit to society. There is no going back from the insanity and Britainistan is Great Britain nevermore.

David Giarratana
David Giarratana 9 months

It's officially a secret that our ambassador was a stupid jackass who liked to badmouth the leader of the nation to whom he was an ambassador. In other news, the police in the UK are derelict in their duties and abusing their powers at the same time—but SHH, don't tell anyone!

ConcealCarryProtect
ConcealCarryProtect 9 months

But you arrest people who use public information so. #freetommyrobinson

(Arcamean)
(Arcamean) 9 months

Please don’t expose our corruption, it makes convincing you your skin color is evil that much harder!

plastic African
plastic African 9 months

Like police say don't speak the truth or bad words like him or her.

Thomas Nelson
Thomas Nelson 9 months

Something to be said about how great and how important the 1st amendment is in the US. A natural right the rest of the world doesn't protect or respect.

Steven Cline
Steven Cline 9 months

After not defending Tommy Robinson will the media, especially the US media, realize where this goes.

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