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Operation Motorman: Guido Fawkes under fire over publication of files

Posted by seumasach on April 22, 2012

In a blogpost, Staines described the files as “Britain’s biggest establishment cover-up“. He wrote: “This isn’t a crime thriller storyline. Operation Motorman uncovered industrial scale criminality and hundreds of suspects’ names. Currently in Britain the newspapers are neither naming nor shaming because the criminal enterprises are the newspapers themselves, who understandably do not wish to report their own crimes. Their silence is a matter of self-preservation.”

Guardian

10th April, 2012

The Information Commissioner‘s Office has said it “strongly condemns” the partial publication by the Guido Fawkes blog of its Operation Motorman files on alleged breaches of the Data Protection Act by journalists.

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