Guardian adopts espionage tactics to stay one step ahead of the spooks

They say it’s not paranoia if they really are out to get you. Or at least that could be the mantra at The Guardian these days.

Having managed to thoroughly rile spooks on both sides of the Atlantic with a series of impressive scoops from NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, Axegrinder understands that no one’s taking any chances over at Kings Place.

According to an Axegrinder mole, all senior execs at the paper, including editor Alan Rusbridger, have been issued with pay-as-you-go mobile phones. 

A  spokeswoman for the paper said the Guardian “wouldn’t comment on any security measures the company takes”. 

Whatever happened to open journalism?

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