British Spy Leader Wants Greater Access to Twitter, Facebook

Twitter and Facebook are so important to militant groups that the technology giants should give security services greater access to their networks to allow governments to foil attacks, the head of Britain's eavesdropping agency said. The new director of Britain's GCHQ, Robert Hannigan, said U.S. tech companies Twitter Inc., Facebook Inc. and WhatsApp were in denial about their unintended role as "the command and control networks of choice for terrorists."