This was confirmed by British newspaper editor, Alan Rusbridger, known for being the first to give the green light to publish the leaks of former intelligence agent Edward Snowden, who would have been sent by the former agent to journalist Glenn Greenwald, a columnist from The Guardian, based in Brazil.
In an article published last Monday in the Newspaper website, Rusbridger said that after The Guardian published several secret documents, an official of the British government said: “You’ve had your fun. Now we want yo to give us the material.”
Rusbridger also revealed that two “security experts” of the British Government Communications Headquarters visited the offices of The Guardian in London, where officials observed how computers containing material provided by Snowden were pulverized.
However, the publisher revealed that despite the destruction of computers in London, The Guardian does not necessarily need to work in London, which means that Snowden’s documents could still continue to be published from outside the jurisdiction of the British Government.