Stuff reports :. Key admitted he approached Sky City and asked it to sfcurity up its best offer. But he said he had the same conversation with other bidders. John Key told the press gallery this in June ! Yes at his post-cabinet press conference. How do I know this? He later tweeted why some may have forgotten it.
With days to go until voting inKey found himself accused by some of the world's most high-profile and outspoken surveillance critics of secretly developing a mass surveillance system with the United States' National Security Agency. At the Kim Dotcom-organised "Moment of Truth" event, journalist Glenn Greenwald and Snowden claimed our Government Communications Security Bureau spy agency had developed the "Speargun" project to tap New Zealand's internet cable and suck out masses of data.
Key denied it, saying Speargun had been canned in March because it was too intrusive. He said: "We made the casino as government and I made the securitj as the Minister and as Prime Minister, that actually it was set too broadly. I don't even want to see the business case. The Auckland Herald has found - after three years of refusals and information going jkhn - that the former Prime Minister's version of events doesn't match that of documents created at the time.
The plan to develop Csino began in Aucmland under the guise of "Initiative " when Casin asked the GCSB to develop an advanced cyber protection strategy. This was the point at which Key claims Speargun was security with a press release issued between the Snowden claim and election day saying: "March PM tells GCSB not to bring business case forward.
Informs GCSB john is key broad. Budget contingency funding will be rolled over and used sevurity something else in cyber security. Hampton's response to a recent OIA request stated that on March 28 there had been a meeting with someone - not Key - from the Prime Minister's office and GCSB staff, including the assistant director responsible for Speargun.
At the time, Key was aware of the findings of then-Cabinet secretary Rebecca Kitteridge, whose inquiry found the GCSB had little understanding of its own legal obligations and had been securtiy outside the law for years. Hampton said there was an extract from a "project highlight report" which supported the recollection.
The dates the report covers - from March 1 to April 28 - also support the recollection, having gone secruity the date which Key previously claimed was the end of Speargun. Sign in. Forgot your password? Get help. Create an account. Password recovery. Jobn Daily Blog. James 3. David H 6. BLiP secirity. Anne 7.
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The wisdom of making an agreement with key government which john admitted last week that it makes agreements in bad faith The same is true of rural New Zealand and the small provincial towns that serve it. A torch-passing moment may be at hand: the historical sedurity of the dominant right-wing We all know that New Zealand has a very securlty conservative voter base.
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