Securing state secrets

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Abstract

The impact of Edward Snowden’s leaks underscore profound unresolved ethical and policy issues relating to post 9/11 electronically enabled intelligence collection in liberal democracies. In this chapter, six different ‘impacts’ are used as a frame to assess the future of whistle blowers post Snowden and the role technology will play in both the hindering and/or facilitating the leaking of security intelligence collection. In other words, from a policy perspective, what role will technology play in facilitating or restraining ‘future Snowdens’ in revealing state secrets?
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Palgrave handbook of security, risk and intelligence
EditorsRobert Dover, Huw Dylan, Michael S Goodman
Place of PublicationLondon, UK
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Chapter9
Pages177-193
Number of pages17
ISBN (Electronic)9781137536754
ISBN (Print)9781137536747
Publication statusPublished - 02 May 2017

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    Walsh, P. (2017). Securing state secrets. In R. Dover, H. Dylan, & M. S. Goodman (Eds.), The Palgrave handbook of security, risk and intelligence (pp. 177-193). Palgrave Macmillan.