Posts Tagged ‘WikiLeaks’

News Digest 07/11/13

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News Digest 07/02/2013

Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at 5:00 pm by

“Insider Threat” program promotes spying on colleagues

Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at 9:48 am by

On October 7, 2011 President Obama released Executive order 13587, presenting a program that was ignored by major media coverage until recently.

The Executive Order purports to address “Structural Reforms to Improve the Security of Classified Networks and the Responsible Sharing and Safeguarding of Classified Information,” embedded in which was his introduction of the Insider Threat Task Force. Until a recent article by McClatchy, however, it had gone largely unacknowledged by those concerned with the safety of whistleblowers in the post-Bradley Manning era.

Even now, with the “Where in the world is Edward Snowden?” conversation, the Insider Threat Program remains largely outside the realm of discussion despite its enormous implications for government transparency and the rights of whistleblowers.


News Digest 06/03/13

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News Digest 05/28/13

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News Digest 05/22/13

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News Digest 05/17/13

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5/16, Daniel Halper, Weekly Standard, Congressman: Justice Dept. Wiretapped the House of Representative’s Cloak Room

5/16, Josh Peterson, The Daily Caller, DOJ sought to surveil several thousand U.S. citizens in 2012

5/16, Alina Selyukh and Deborah Charles, NBC News, CISPA cybersecurity bill backers hope second time’s a charm

5/16, Charlie Savage, New York Times, Debating the Legal Basis for the War on Terror

5/16, Somini Sengupta, New York Times, Concerns Arise on U.S. Effort to Allow Internet ‘Wiretaps’

5/16, Brad Knickerbocker, Christian Science Monitor, US loses track of terrorists in witness protection: Poor data sharing blamed

5/15, Matthew Alexander, MSNBC, New WikiLeaks film discusses government secrecy

News Digest 04/10/13

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News Digest 03/01/13

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News Digest 2/7/13

Thursday, February 7, 2013 at 5:00 pm by