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Fury as David Cameron Apes Blair with £1m ‘Sofa Squad’ of Unelected Advisers

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‘David Cameron was last night accused of snubbing his own Cabinet by reviving Tony Blair’s heavily-criticised policy of running No 10 by ‘sofa diplomacy’ with a new £1 million team of unelected advisers. The high-powered Downing Street recrui…

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How ‘BT Sarah’ spies on your Facebook account: secret new software allows BT and other firms to trawl internet looking for disgruntled customers

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Some of Britain’s biggest firms were last night accused of ‘spying’ on their customers after they admitted ‘listening in’ on disgruntled conversations on the internet. The companies include BT, which uses specially developed software to scan for negative comments about it on websites including Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. Budget airline easyJet, mobile-phone retailer Carphone Warehouse and banks including Lloyds TSB are also monitoring social networking sites to see what is being said about them. WRH permalink

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