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Espionage Act of 1917

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  • Justice Department revises rules for investigations involving journalists

    Justice Department revises rules for investigations involving journalists
    WASHINGTON — For the first time in more than 30 years, the Justice Department will revise its rules for investigations involving journalists to sharply limit the use of subpoenas or search warrants to obtain the phone records and e-mails of...
  • NSA seeks to stop leaks following Edward Snowden case

    NSA seeks to stop leaks following Edward Snowden case
    ASPEN, Colo. — The National Security Agency is taking steps to address glaring weaknesses that allowed former contractor Edward Snowden to access and remove large volumes of top-secret information, a senior Pentagon official said Thursday. “...
  • A double-edged verdict on Bradley Manning

    A double-edged verdict on Bradley Manning
    In acquitting Army Pfc. Bradley Manning of aiding the enemy, a military judge has displayed an admirable sense of proportion that was lacking in the prosecution's case against the young soldier who provided a trove of classified documents to the anti-...
  • WikiLeaks film shifts focus after Julian Assange won't share info

    WikiLeaks film shifts focus after Julian Assange won't share info
    When director Alex Gibney began work on his documentary "We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks," he thought he would be telling the story of a charismatic, silver-haired free speech advocate named Julian Assange, who had exposed dark corners of...
  • N.Y. Times reporter must testify on book source, court rules

    N.Y. Times reporter must testify on book source, court rules
    New York Times reporter James Risen must say at a trial whether former CIA official Jeffrey Sterling, accused of leaking classified information, was a source for his book, a federal appeals court ruled. In a 2-1 decision Friday, the U.S. Court of...
  • 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...
  • Guillermo Martinez: Journalists doing their job by protecting sources

    The Justice Department's statement saying it had "probable cause to believe that (Fox News correspondent James) Rosen had committed a violation of the Espionage Act at the very least, either as an aider, abettor, and/or co-conspirator" because of what...
  • 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...
  • Edward Snowden's father thanks Putin for protecting son

    MOSCOW -- Edward Snowden's father said he was grateful to Russian President Vladimir Putin and his government for their “courage” and “strength” in protecting his son, who is wanted for leaking top-secret U.S. security agency...
  • 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 no hero; no traitor, either

    The news from a Fort Meade courtroom was mixed, at best. Those expecting Pfc. Bradley Manning to be set free were disappointed. But so were those waiting for him to be marched straight to death row. In her Solomonesque decision, the military judge,...
  • Not spies, just oddball whistle-blowers

    Not spies, just oddball whistle-blowers
    WikiLeaks leaker Bradley Manning has been found guilty of exposing possible crimes by other people that sound a lot more serious than the ones for which he was convicted. No wonder Edward Snowden doesn't want to come home. A court-martial at Fort Meade,...