U.K. Government Raids Guardian Office to Destroy Hard Drives

Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger:

The state that is building such a formidable apparatus of surveillance will do its best to prevent journalists from reporting on it. Most journalists can see that. But I wonder how many have truly understood the absolute threat to journalism implicit in the idea of total surveillance, when or if it comes — and, increasingly, it looks like “when”.

Monday, 19 August 2013