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Attorney General v. Blake
Citation:1 AC 268, House of Lords (2001)
MI6 agent Blake was captured by the North Koreans and turned into a double spy for the KGB. He then published a memoir on his time working for the MI6 in violation of the non-disclosure provision in his employment contract with the MI6.
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