Tag: "Edward Snowden"

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Prosecuting Leaks – An in-depth discussion of the Pros and Cons

Prosecuting Leaks – An in-depth discussion of the Pros and Cons

Why It Shouldn’t Be Criminal to Report Government Secrets Source: theatlantic.com Author: Conor Friedersdorf Prosecuting journalists imposes huge costs, yields scant benefits, and is mostly pointless in an era when anyone can reach a mass audience. Should the government be permitted to prosecute journalists for revealing classified information? Damon Linker of The Week has joined […]

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FISA Court Opinions Can Be Released

FISA Court Opinions Can Be Released

Justice Dept. urges surveillance court not to release opinions The Obama administration on Friday called on the United States Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court to reject a request by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) to release court opinions related to secret government surveillance programs. Lawyers for the Justice Department argued, according to Reuters, that releasing […]