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(The Register)   Government snooping on reporters' phone calls? Hah. Government snooped on Edward VIII's phone calls   (theregister.co.uk ) divider line
    More: Unlikely, King Edward VIII, Cabinet Office, phone calls, Stalin, Battle of Waterloo  
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2013-05-23 02:12:09 PM  
The actual documents are what's new; the phone tapping was known, as was Winston's drinking bout with Joe. Always neat to see primary sources, especially the diagram of the surveillance.
 
2013-05-23 02:25:04 PM  
Did they present him with a warrant too?
 
2013-05-23 07:08:16 PM  
Unlikely? You mean Obvious right? I mean I doubt they would bother nowadays, but back then it was a big farking deal what he was planning.
 
2013-05-23 10:24:35 PM  
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