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Inside the secret world of the corporate spies who infiltrate protests
Published at the Guardian here:  https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/dec/12/inside-the-secret-world-of-the-corporate-spies-who-infiltrate-protests
Major firms hiring people from corporate security firms to monitor and infiltrate political groups that object to their commercial activities
It was perhaps not the most glamorous assignment for a spy. Toby Kendall’s mission was to dress up as a pirate, complete with eye-patch, bandana and cutlass, and infiltrate a group of protesters.
The campaigners had organised a walking tour of London to protest outside the premises of multinational firms, objecting to what they believed was the corporate plunder of Iraq.



To make their point in a colourful way, they wore pirates’ costumes as they banged drums on a wintry Saturday to implore the firms to get “their hands off Iraqi oil”.

Kendall, a 23-year-old Oxford University graduate, joined the protesters as their march sna…

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