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"Extreme pornography" found on Secretary of State Damian Green's computer Watch

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    It is alleged that porn was found when his offices were raided by counter terrorism officers.

    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk...-a8038891.html



    Counter-terrorist officers raided Damian Green's office in 2009, back when he was the shadow immigration minister. The raid was over his use of leaks from the t
    hen Labour government to try undermine Britain's first woman Home Secretary, leaks which a Home Office employee said would expose the chaos of Labour's immigration policy.

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/poli...he-arrest.html

    So the story isn't as exciting as it originally sounded!

    But I did find it interesting that anti-terror police were being utilised in suc
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    There's something very smelly about this scandal. Sitting on this kind of allegation for almost 10 years and releasing it at a time most likely to cause damage is very dodgy.

    Counter terrorism police were probably used due to the initial search being in relation to leaking classified information, including those protectively marked secret.
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    Instead of downloading them, couldn't he just stream some xvideos and get it over with. What a dafty
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    (Original post by shameful_burrito)
    Instead of downloading them, couldn't he just stream some xvideos and get it over with. What a dafty
    The legal definition of downloaded files probably encompasses streaming when the files are saved locally (in the browser cache, say).
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    (Original post by AngeryPenguin)
    The legal definition of downloaded files probably encompasses streaming when the files are saved locally (in the browser cache, say).
    Wouldn't those be deleted regularly?
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    (Original post by yudothis)
    Wouldn't those be deleted regularly?
    Yes. But definitely not irretrievably. Most deleted files are very easy to retrieve afterwards, although they will gradually be lost over time as they are overwritten by new files. Exceptions being files written to RAM.

    If counter-terrorism police were involved, I imagine they were going through his hard drive pretty thoroughly.

    Besides, they don't always need the files themselves, only evidence that they existed.
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    (Original post by shameful_burrito)
    Instead of downloading them, couldn't he just stream some xvideos and get it over with. What a dafty
    Not in 2009 he couldn't.
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    (Original post by Dez)
    Not in 2009 he couldn't.
    Why not?
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    Tbh its no ones business, don't get why it made public.
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    (Original post by Dez)
    Not in 2009 he couldn't.
    Why not lol... What happened in 2009. Don't tell me you think downloads weren't a thing in 2009 😂
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    (Original post by Texxers)
    Why not lol... What happened in 2009. Don't tell me you think downloads weren't a thing in 2009 😂
    Downloads were obviously but streaming was barely existent back then. iPlayer only came out in 2008, Youtube was 2005. I don't know when streaming porn sites started to become a thing but they'd have still been fairly niche in '09 I think.
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    (Original post by Dez)
    they'd have still been fairly niche in '09 I think.
    Nah. although i doubt xvideos has ever hosted that kind of extreme stuff.
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    Nah. although i doubt xvideos has ever hosted that kind of extreme stuff.
    The point is a guy in his 50s probably wouldn't have been tech competent enough to use streaming sites in 2009. Or private browsing, for that matter. :p:
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    (Original post by Dez)
    The point is a guy in his 50s probably wouldn't have been tech competent enough to use streaming sites in 2009. Or private browsing, for that matter. :p:
    I dunno, i imagine a man in his 50s with an interest in extreme porn could be quite motivated to become tech savvy.
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    (Original post by the beer)
    I dunno, i imagine a man in his 50s with an interest in extreme porn could be quite motivated to become tech savvy.
    Clearly he wasn't that tech savvy or else he wouldn't have been caught.
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    (Original post by Dez)
    The point is a guy in his 50s probably wouldn't have been tech competent enough to use streaming sites in 2009. Or private browsing, for that matter. :p:
    I know you're probably 18, but there are a lot of older people who can use the internet perfectly well. The internet was well-established by 2009 and things weren't really that different.
 
 
 
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