Acts of Journalism and the Espionage Act

Earlier this month, federal prosecutors filed a formal criminal complaint against Edward Snowden charging him with three felonies for leaking information about the National Security Agency’s surveillance programs to Glenn Greenwald at the Guardian and Barton Gellman at the Washington Post. Two of those charges were filed under the 1917 Espionage Act. Snowden is the seventh… READ THE REST

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Let’s see how our government handles this.

The Stuxnet leak has been pretty damaging to our effort to reason with Iran, but I can’t imagine we’ll see a former vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff suffer anywhere near the treatment that Bradley Manning has if it is proven he was the source of the leak.

42nd. Not 32nd.

[i know it’s small. but i expect some people who have not been alive very long might not notice the error.]

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