29 Mar 2015

The ethics of Spying on Your Friends and Neighbours

From Sunday Morning, 10:17 am on 29 March 2015

The last few weeks have seen revelation after revelation about the GCSB gathering intelligence on officials in friendly countries.The Government has been prepared to say very little about the allegations other than to say its confident no laws have been broken. But is this sort of behaviour ethical? And what are the geo political implications of being caught out spying on our friends and neighbourts?