I used to work for the government. Now I work for the public. President at @FreedomofPress.
With the courts striking down the NSA's mass surveillance programs and crediting the 2013 revelations, And new laws having been written to curb abuse both at home and abroad, As people around the country and members of Congress call for pardon, How long should charges stand?
Much discussion of former TI reporters' failings misses: 1) No reporter could have prevented Winner's discovery as the news source. 2) That doesn't require Winner to be "naive" (NYT) or "clumsy" (WP). It is heroism to prioritize the public's right to know over one's own safety.
Domestic surveillance is alive and well. Use @signalapp to protect voice and video calls (for free).
This FBI Director has sought for years to jail me on account of my political activities. If I can oppose his firing, so can you.
Note: Gina Haspel participated in a torture program that involved beating an (innocent) pregnant woman's stomach, anally raping a man with meals he tried to refuse, and freezing a shackled prisoner until he died. She personally wrote the order to destroy 92 tapes of CIA torture.
Facebook: "This is their information. They own it" BBC: "And you won’t sell it?" FB: "No! Of course not." Please help this 2009 interview of Facebook's CEO get seen by people who don't use Twitter. Here's a download link so you can pull and repost it:
No matter the outcome, #Brexit polls demonstrate how quickly half of any population can be convinced to vote against itself. Quite a lesson.