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Espionage Act of 1917

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  • The Newsroom recap: Episode 2.7 Red Team III

     
    Sunday night's episode of HBO's The Newsroom saw Don (Thomas Sadoski) take his turn in front of a high-priced legal team led by Rebecca (Marcia Gay Harden) debriefing the ACN team on what went wrong with their season-long investigation into a U.S....
  • Rachel Marsden: Decrypting Snowden's Russian layover

    PARIS -- "A traitor is always useful," a Russian security service friend said to me while discussing NSA contractor turned defector Edward Snowden's arrival in his country. Snowden has fallen into the open arms of Mother Russia, where he was greeted at...
  • 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-...
  • German lawmaker releases letter from Edward Snowden

    BERLIN — German lawmaker Hans-Christian Stroebele released the text of a letter Friday that he said was given to him by National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden during a meeting Thursday in Moscow.  Snowden is calling for international...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • John Kerry admonishes China, Russia on Edward Snowden

    John Kerry admonishes China, Russia on Edward Snowden
    NEW DELHI – Washington would not look favorably if it turns out that China and Russia purposely chose to ignore American desires to apprehend National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden on three felony counts, U.S. Secretary of State John F....
  • Ecuador official says media 'trying to confuse' on Edward Snowden

    Ecuador official says media 'trying to confuse' on Edward Snowden
    QUITO, Ecuador -- Ecuadorean Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino accused journalists of distorting his comments Wednesday on the asylum application from National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden. On an official visit to Malaysia, Patino compared...
  • Pelosi booed by activists after criticizing leaker Edward Snowden

    Pelosi booed by activists after criticizing leaker Edward Snowden
    SAN JOSE — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi was heckled and booed by liberal activists Saturday when she said that Edward Snowden broke the law when he revealed classified information about secret surveillance programs. Another round of...
  • Prosecutors file Espionage Act charges against Edward Snowden

    Prosecutors file Espionage Act charges against Edward Snowden
    WASHINGTON – Federal prosecutors have filed a criminal complaint charging self-proclaimed NSA leaker Edward Snowden with two violations of the Espionage Act and the theft of government property, the first step in a process they hope will bring him...
  • 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. “...