It's not Trump vs. Biden: High officials play fast and loose with government secrets, but only regular people face harsh penalties.
The open letter warns the indictment “threatens to undermine America’s First Amendment and the freedom of the press.”
The law has been abused to prosecute citizens for reasons other than spying. But there are better examples than Trump to highlight problems.
A senator and two congressmen team up to help protect whistleblowers from vindictive prosecution.
In a significant threat to the free press, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces decades in federal prison for leaking classified documents.
The fear that harsh federal jail conditions will lead to Assange’s suicide is the only reason he won’t face espionage charges in the U.S.
Let's not weaken cybersecurity even more.
The president has the worst record for clemency in modern history.
CIA, KGB, MI6, and all the others
She’s nearly three years into a five-year sentence for releasing classified documents showing Russian attempts to hack U.S. election systems.
CIA Encryption Meddling and Chinese Espionage Allegations Make It Clear: We All Need Strong Data Protection
Somebody tell the FBI and Congress.
Plus: Naomi Wolf has no clue (again), gun site wins Section 230 case, and more...
It's not just the right to report that's under attack. It's also your right to be informed.
"We shouldn't have to think about self-censoring what we say online."
And the guidelines for spying on journalists may be even looser under Trump.
The woman who leaked a report showing Russian attempts to infiltrate voting systems gets the longest sentence ever imposed for her offense.
Would she have gotten a better deal if she hadn't been denied bail?
After a Year Stuck in Jail, Reality Winner to Accept Plea Deal for Leaking NSA Report on Russian Election Meddling
Our terrible federal espionage laws won't let her argue the leak served the public's interest.
The FBI needed probable cause to believe he was an agent of a foreign power, a standard that is not hard to meet.
Charlaine Harris' books come to NBC while Russian agents invade CNN.
A failure of transparency and responsibility by multiple nations.
FBI got warrant to monitor Carter Page's communications.
Privacy concerns that are worth debating get sucked into White House fight.
Will assess whether anything illegal happened, but wouldn't provide details.
Fight over government control ignores issue of snooping on all the rest of us.
Don't let the fight over Russia's behavior allow interventionist answers to go unchallenged.
Please stop ignoring that government officials have agendas.
New Cold War coming of age/spy thriller series premieres on SundanceTV.
And some journalists are more than happy to let them.
Plenty more work to do toward reclaiming our lost liberties and protecting our privacy
Horrible. It looked horrible.
And yet, the U.S. still didn't get what it wanted
Huawei to no longer look for business in the states