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Published: 28 June 2018

304 Pages


ISBN: 9780198785590

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Principled Spying

The Ethics of Secret Intelligence

David Omand and Mark Phythian

  • Ethics, surveillance and secret intelligence: one of the central public policy issues of our time
  • How to resolve the crucial tension between security and privacy- from domestic and international terrorism to serious criminality in cyberspace and everyday online security
  • Intelligence expert Mark Phythian teams up with former head of Britain's GCHQ to resolve the knotty question of secret intelligence-and how far it should be allowed to go in a democratic society
  • Clarifies the relationship between ethics and intelligence, both human and technical

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