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This One Great Paragraph Tells The Story About Government Leaks

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.03.2017 | Politics

Steven Mnuchin, the “Collateral Beauty” producer and newly minted treasury secretary, wants a total crackdown on leaks to the media. It’s funny ...

Democrats Want Investigation Into Trump Whistleblower Threats

The Huffington Post | Matt Fuller | Posted 02.17.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― With President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans threatening to go after the people who leaked classified material about Trump...

Roger Stone Blames Reince Priebus For White House Leaks

The Huffington Post | Hayley Miller | Posted 02.16.2017 | Politics

Republican operative Roger Stone wants President Donald Trump’s chief of staff, Reince Priebus, ousted from the White House immediately, claiming he...

Investigative Journalism Vs Leak Journalism

Linda Katehi | Posted 11.03.2016 | Media
Linda Katehi

I am not a journalist. I am a professor of engineering and a scientist with administrative experience from my university service ventures as a Dean, P...

Wikileaks' Assange To Release Government Documents Before U.S. Election

Reuters | Rebecca Falconer | Posted 10.04.2016 | Home

BERLIN (Reuters) - Wikileaks founder Julian Assange said on Tuesday the organization would publish around one million documents related to three gover...

HBO May Have Finally Stopped Those New 'Game Of Thrones' Leaks

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 05.10.2016 | Entertainment

What is leaked may never die ... until HBO gets involved. A new "Game of Thrones" leaker has announced his retirement after a recent battle with HBO ....

Gas Leaks, the Clean Power Plan & Fracking

Elizabeth Glass Geltman | Posted 01.08.2017 | Green
Elizabeth Glass Geltman

As the country moves to reduce our carbon footprint, we need to create incentives to use renewable energy sources, upgrade existing natural gas infrastructure so gas used is safe and avoid increased reliance on fracking.

David Miranda In Fresh Challenge Over Heathrow Detention

The Guardian | Judah Robinson | Posted 01.13.2017 | Media

David Miranda, the partner of the former Guardian journalist Glenn Greenwald, has launched a fresh appeal challenging the legality of his detention un...

Courage is Contagious: A Conversation with the ACLU's Ben Wizner

Davis Schneiderman | Posted 10.26.2016 | Politics
Davis Schneiderman

Ben Wizner is busy. He directs the ACLU's Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project and is part of Edward Snowden's legal team. On November 2 at 7:30 pm, Wizner will speak at Lake Forest College.

Secret Service Wanted To Leak 'Embarrassing' Info On Congressman

The Huffington Post | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 10.01.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Dozens of Secret Service personnel inappropriately accessed private information on a member of Congress who was conducting oversight of ...

'True Detective' Actress Explains Just How Secretive The Show Is

HuffPost Live | Jared Greenhouse | Posted 07.07.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

"True Detective" fans know HBO means business when it comes to guarding against spoilers, and actress Leven Rambin confirmed to HuffPost Live on Monda...

Obama's Crackdown on Whistleblowers: Petraeus Plea Deal Reveals Double Standard for Leaks

Gunar Olsen | Posted 06.22.2015 | Politics
Gunar Olsen

In March Petraeus agreed to a lenient plea deal which will likely only result in two years' probation and a $40,000 fine for giving classified information to his mistress and authorized biographer Paula Broadwell.

Madonna: A Rebel With a Cause

Nathan Smith | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Nathan Smith

With this thirteenth record, Madonna is telling us she has not, does not, and will not ever stop her campaign against breaking the rules of gender, sex, and the limits placed on her own humanity.

Why the Public Loves Leaked Photos

Lauren DeLisa | Posted 04.22.2015 | Technology
Lauren DeLisa

Another week, another leak. Flux is the new norm, and surprise is the new expectation. The latest unveiling has been a double-dose of diva exposure ...

Petraeus Must Be Prosecuted

Chris Weigant | Posted 03.14.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Obama's Justice Department has brought more than twice as many prosecutions for the crime of leaking confidential information to journalists as the combined total of all presidents back to Woodrow Wilson. Whether you agree with Obama's track record of such prosecutions, you'd have to admit that treating Petraeus differently would be indefensible hypocrisy and elitism.

Electronic Communication Leaks -- One Company's Fight to Devise Protection

Connie Lawn | Posted 11.09.2014 | Small Business
Connie Lawn

Earlier this week at Techcrunch Disrupt in Silicon Valley a company named Criptext was on display showcasing how they have developed a software to stop these leaks and protect humanity.

Nude Photo Leaks Are the New Slut-Shaming

Stefanie Williams | Posted 11.02.2014 | Women
Stefanie Williams

These women have have lives. Have bodies. Have sex. Take pictures. Trust people. I am sorry their privacy was violated, but I am not surprised that under their clothes and professional demeanors, they're simply human beings who like to have sex as much as the next person.

Kiev

Jasmina Tesanovic | Posted 08.13.2014 | Home
Jasmina Tesanovic

Life is tense, these days in Kiev. The faces of the locals are stiff and their reactions are fast, as in an emergency ward. One cannot lose one's nerve in a life threatening situation. 

Too Big to Jail? Why Kidnapping, Torture, Assassination, and Perjury Are No Longer Crimes in Washington

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 06.21.2014 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

Tthere is but one crime for which anyone in America's national security state can be held accountable in a court of law, and that's leaking information that might put those in it in a bad light or simply let the American public know something more about what its government is really doing.

Snowden, the Pentagon Papers and COINTELPRO

Chris Weigant | Posted 03.17.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Most of those making the case that Snowden should "return to the United States and face the music in a court of law" regularly offer up (as an example for how whistleblowers should act) the story of Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers. But a better parallel exists.

Major City's New Police Policy Aimed At Clamping Down On Leaks

Star Tribune | Matt MCKinney | Posted 02.23.2014 | Politics

In a move aimed at restoring public trust in police investigations, Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau has ordered every member of the Police Depa...

Ryan J. Reilly

FBI Agent Insists He Wasn't First To Leak Info On Foiled Bomb Plot As He Heads To Jail

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 11.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A former top FBI official was sentenced to over three years in prison on Thursday for disclosing national security information about a f...

Putin Adopts Snowden

Jeff Danziger | Posted 01.04.2014 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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Whistleblower or Traitor, Snowden Must Shut Up

William H. Harwood | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
William H. Harwood

Any defense of Snowden ended when he kept talking. And, as if hell-bent on crushing all hope of redemption, he keeps providing details.

SecureDrop: A New Infrastructure for Strong, Secure Investigative Journalism

Josh Stearns | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
Josh Stearns

Today, the Freedom of the Press Foundation is launching a major new initiative to ensure that any newsroom can create a simple and secure way for whistleblowers and sources to anonymously contact journalists.