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Good riddance to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, enemy of press freedom

Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigned yesterday, apparently at the request of President Donald Trump. During his two years in office, Sessions has used the power of the Justice Department to lead a crackdown on civil liberties and press freedom. As the ACLU remarked, Sessions “was the worst attorney general in modern American history."

Join us for a SecureDrop hackathon at Aaron Swartz Day this weekend in San Francisco

Join us November 10 and 11 for a SecureDrop hackathon and a weekend full of talks, trainings, and privacy-preserving projects, in honor of computer scientist, activist, and friend Aaron Swartz.

How new state legislation is making reporting on pipeline protests a felony

The ability of the press to cover pipeline protests is critical—but some states are passing legislation that drastically escalates penalties for journalists who do so.


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