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Espionage Act of 1917

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  • California man sentenced to 15 years for corporate spying on DuPont

    A federal judge on Thursday sentenced a California chemical engineer to 15 years in prison and fined him $28 million after his rare economic-espionage conviction for selling China the technology that creates a white pigment. U.S. District Judge...
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  • Edward Snowden: the unacknowledged author of an NSA reform bill

    Edward Snowden: the unacknowledged author of an NSA reform bill
    It’s called the USA Freedom Act, but a more fitting name might be Edward’s Law — as in Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor charged with violating the Espionage Act. I’m referring to a bill cleared by...
  • Should America's top diplomat be telling Edward Snowden to 'man up'?

    Should America's top diplomat be telling Edward Snowden to 'man up'?
    It seems ironic that a man who was often accused of being effete when he ran for president in 2004 has impugned someone else’s manhood to make a political point. But that’s what happened Wednesday when Secretary of State John Kerry was asked...
  • I got 30 months in prison. Why does Leon Panetta get a pass?

     I got 30 months in prison. Why does Leon Panetta get a pass?
    The confirmation in December that former CIA Director Leon Panetta let classified information slip to "Zero Dark Thirty" screenwriter Mark Boal during a speech at the agency headquarters should result in a criminal espionage charge if there is any truth...
  • Separation of government from press

    After much criticism from conservative quarters, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has decided, at least for now, to withdraw plans for its proposed study of how media organizations gather and report news. The expressed goal of the survey was to...
  • Letters: John Kiriakou on Leon Panetta

    Re "Why give Panetta a pass?," Opinion, March 9 Former CIA officer John Kiriakou is in federal prison because he broke the Intelligence Identities Protection Act of 1982, when he went far beyond the whistle-blowing he states he engaged in by...
  • At Bradley Manning sentencing, ex-general to testify on leaks' damage

    FT. MEADE, Md. — The sentencing phase in Pfc. Bradley Manning’s court-martial opened Wednesday with military prosecutors calling as their first witness a retired brigadier general who spent his career overseeing the Army’s extensive...
  • Bradley Manning sentencing: Ex-general says leaks endangered troops

    Bradley Manning sentencing: Ex-general says leaks endangered troops
    FT. MEADE, Md. -- Retired Army Brig. Gen. Robert A. Carr,┬áthe government’s first witness in the sentencing phase of Pfc. Bradley Manning’s court-martial, testified Wednesday that Manning’s disclosures to WikiLeaks endangered U.S....
  • Bradley Manning verdict to come Tuesday, judge says

    Bradley Manning verdict to come Tuesday, judge says
    The judge presiding over the military court martial of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning has reached a verdict and will announce her decision Tuesday into whether he violated the Espionage Act and aided foreign terror groups by providing more than 700,000...
  • Bradley Manning could still get decades in prison in WikiLeaks case

    Bradley Manning could still get decades in prison in WikiLeaks case
    FT. MEADE, Md. — Although a military judge found Army Pfc. Bradley Manning not guilty Tuesday of aiding the enemy in giving hundreds of thousands of classified documents to the anti-secrecy organization WikiLeaks, his conviction on separate...
  • Bradley Manning's lawyers seek lesser sentence

    Bradley Manning's lawyers seek lesser sentence
    FT. MEADE, Md. -- Defense lawyers for Army Pfc. Bradley Manning opened their case Monday in the sentencing phase of his court-martial by trying to show that the former military intelligence analyst was unstable and unfit, and that his commanders should...