Britains Secret Intelligence Service is not so secret now!

I’m sitting here in my hotel room half-watching Spooks on the BBC, and it reminded me that the British Secret Intelligence Service (MI6) joined the world-wide web community today (Spooks is actually about the British Security Service – MI5, but that’s close enough).

Not bad for an organisation that the very existence of was officially denied until 10 years ago!

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  1. Actually (and not many people know this) but way back in 1975 the SIS
    (MI6) was listed in a London telephone directory. Of course they weren’t listed as ‘SIS or MI6’
    but were given an innoccuous title. And (shades of 007)The last 2 digits of their HQ number ended in double O

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