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Congress must pass the Justice Dept’s new media surveillance rules into law

New rules prohibiting the surveillance of journalists are the strongest in the modern history of the Department of Justice — and that’s a big victory for press freedom. But it’s important to note that this new policy could be undone by a future Department of Justice memo.

Fifty years ago today, Senator Mike Gravel read the Pentagon Papers into the official record. More lawmakers should follow his lead.

While the New York Times and the Washington Post were tied up in the Supreme Court over whether they could report on the leaked Pentagon Papers, Senator Mike Gravel took matters into his own hands.

PayPal and Venmo enforcement procedures threaten First Amendment protected speech

PayPal and its subsidiary Venmo must bring more transparency and accountability to its practices around account freezes and closures, argues a new letter signed by Freedom of the Press Foundation and nearly two dozen human rights and civil liberties groups.

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