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Whistleblowing

Techno Spying: The Art of Whistleblowing and Its Consequences in Pakistan

Mariam Khan | Posted 04.05.2014 | World
Mariam Khan

In such a sensitive period that Pakistan is going through, the effects of an act of whistleblowing is unprecedented. An individual who wishes to follow Snowden's footsteps in the future will absolutely have no idea how the people will react to the information he leaks.

Edward Snowden's Long Flight

Peter Van Buren | Posted 08.31.2013 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

As a State Department whistleblower, I think a lot about Edward Snowden. I can't help myself. Here are five things that I imagine were on his mind (they would have been on mine) as that plane took off.

A Precious Gift From Edward Snowden

Norman Solomon | Posted 08.10.2013 | Politics
Norman Solomon

In Washington, where the state of war and the surveillance state are one and the same, top officials have begun to call for Edward Snowden's head. His moral action of whistleblowing -- a clarion call for democracy -- now awaits our responses.

Supreme Court Takes On Whistleblower Protection

AP | Posted 07.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court will decide if government whistleblower protection applies to employees of a privately-held contractor or the sub...

Homeland Insecurity

Peter Van Buren | Posted 07.09.2013 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

Robert MacLean is a former air marshal fired for an act of whistleblowing. His is an all-too-twenty-first-century story that shows us how deep the Washington rabbit hole really goes.

Ben Hallman

Whistleblowers, Beware: Most Claims End In Disappointment, Despair

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Hallman | Posted 06.04.2012 | Business

At first glance, James Holzrichter's decision to tell the government his employer's dirty secrets appears to have worked out rather well. He won $...

Former WikiLeaks Deputy Deletes Confidential Data Taken From Site

Posted 10.22.2011 | World

Ongoing tensions between former WikiLeaks spokesman Daniel Domscheit-Berg and embattled founder Julian Assange have reportedly reached a fever pitch a...

Why Cash Incentives for Whistleblowers Are So Useful Against Control Frauds

William K. Black | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
William K. Black

If control fraud were rare then the proposed financial incentives for whistleblowers would be more dubious. But the current epidemic of accounting control frauds has caused massively greater damage than did their S&L counterparts.

Anniversary of a Whistleblowing Hero

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeffrey Smith

http://www.responsibletechnology.org/blog/76 Part 1 (Click here for Part 2 ») Twelve years ago, a 150-second TV broadcast changed our world; e...