NDS, that began as an Israeli start-up and is now owned by Rupert Murdoch, allegedly leaked details that allowed viewers in Britain to access TV channels for free, leading to the collapse of the rival of NewsCorp’s Sky television.
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French Intelligence Chief: Toulouse Shooter Arrested by Israel Police in 2010 for Possession of a Knife
Bernard Squarcini tells French newspaper Le Monde that Mohamed Merah, who killed four people in an attack on a Jewish school on Monday, was held by Israeli authorities after he was found in possession of a knife.
Residents of Toulouse, much like France's leaders, seem to want to believe that home-grown terrorism is not an issue, and that it will disappear on its own.
The most effective form of security is the hidden one - a heightened awareness on the part of intelligence and police services of the sources of hatred, and the potential threats and willingness to take measures preventing the threats from materializing.
Mohamed Merah, who claimed responsibility for Toulouse slayings, died on Thursday after siege.
Authorities and police face serious questions about string of failures in tracking, hunting and capturing the self-declared al-Qaida terrorist.
Little-known group claims responsibility for Toulouse attack, claims it came in retaliation for 'Israel's crimes against Palestinians.'
The huge operation started only on Monday, despite the fact the murders took place four days earlier, and Interior Minister Gueant couldn't seem to tear himself away from the television cameras.
After police raid his apartment, suspect jumps out a window and falls to his death, ending the 32-hour episode.