August 20, 2013
THE BRITS FINALLY CAUGHT A GAY SPY LEAVING THE COUNTY BUT LET HIM GO?:Britain Detains the Partner of a Reporter Tied to Leaks (CHARLIE SAVAGE and MICHAEL SCHWIRTZ, 8/20/13, NY Times)
Mr. Miranda was in Berlin to deliver documents related to Mr. Greenwald's investigation into government surveillance to Ms. Poitras, Mr. Greenwald said. Ms. Poitras, in turn, gave Mr. Miranda different documents to pass to Mr. Greenwald. Those documents, which were stored on encrypted thumb drives, were confiscated by airport security, Mr. Greenwald said. All of the documents came from the trove of materials provided to the two journalists by Mr. Snowden. The British authorities seized all of his electronic media -- including video games, DVDs and data storage devices -- and did not return them, Mr. Greenwald said.
Where's Foyle when you need him?
Posted by Orrin Judd at August 20, 2013 8:19 PM