The Information Commission and the Leveson Inquiry

Caspar Bowden tharg at
Fri Dec 23 19:34:25 GMT 2011

Oops. Sent too soon

Interesting. Via
DPP Starmer attributes the decision to David Perry QC 

...but this is inconsistent with Nick Davies memo


-----Original Message-----
From: ukcrypto-bounces at
[mailto:ukcrypto-bounces at] On Behalf Of Peter
Sent: 21 December 2011 12:50
To: UK Cryptography Policy Discussion Group
Subject: Re: The Information Commission and the Leveson Inquiry

John Wilson wrote:
> On 21 December 2011 09:53, Peter Fairbrother <zenadsl6186 at>
> [snip]
>> Does anyone know, was it the same counsel (Bernard Thorogood) who 
>> advised the previous Met Commissioner that in order to get 
>> convictions the Police would have to prove that telephone voice 
>> messages were intercepted before being "read" (listened to) by their
intended recipients?
> The Bar Directory only shows one Bernard Thorogood

Yes, but did he so advise the ex Met Commissioner, or was that someone else?


-- Peter Fairbrother
> John Wilson

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