Tag Archives: Government Secrecy

ProPublica – Debunking Rationales for Mass Surveillance

ProPublica has published an analysis of the four most often cited rationales offered to justify mass surveillance and collection of metadata, describing why they are “questionable claims.” It is instructive reading for anyone who is concerned about claims that security … Continue reading

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Security For Whistleblowers

In the wake of the Wikileaks controversy, the Obama administration has increased its efforts to punish government officials accused of leaking classified information to the news media. While the Justice Department has the right to hold FBI, NSA and CIA … Continue reading

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