Owen Bowcott on Italian investigative journalist Stefania Maurizi’s new book documenting attempts to demonise and destroy Julian Assange and WikiLeaks and her seven-year battle to access government information.
Destroying Western Values, To Defend Western Values
The “fight for democracy” grows ever-more tyrannical, says Caitlin Johnstone. Now we learn that the U.S. intelligence cartel has been working intimately with online platforms to regulate the “cognitive infrastructure” of the population.
US Police Track Innocent People’s Movements With Troubling New App
Fog Reveal raises enormous privacy and civil liberties concerns, writes Anne Toomey McKenna. Yet it may be permissible because the U.S. lacks a comprehensive federal data privacy law.
JOHN KIRIAKOU: Don’t Charge Trump With Espionage
Nobody should face the charge unless they are working for a foreign power and mean harm to the United States.
Israel Raids Palestinian Civil Society
The targeted groups were documenting Israeli war crimes in Palestine and collaborating with investigations into Israel’s actions, including the probe by the International Criminal Court, Tanupriya Singh reports.
Facebook Shares Abortion-Related Chats With Police
In response to a mother-daughter case in Nebraska, digital rights groups are calling for end-to-end encryption of all conversations conducted on the social media giant’s platform.
Chris Hedges: When the Just Go to Prison
The imprisonment of Daniel Hale, federal prisoner 26069-075 in Marion, Illinois, is a microcosm of the vast gulag being constructed for all of us.
Impending Roe v Wade Demise Spotlights Privacy Risk for Everyone
Your phone reveals more about you than you think, warns Susan Landau.
Chris Hedges: The Most Vital Battle for Press Freedom in Our Time
If Assange is extradited and found guilty of publishing classified material it will set a legal precedent that will effectively end national security reporting.
The US Appeal and CIA Plans to Assassinate Assange
The Yahoo! News revelations will put even more mental stress on the WikiLeaks publisher, writes Marjorie Cohn.