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Espionage Act of 1917

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  • 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. “...
  • 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, the 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....