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Revealed: The Justice Dept's secret rules for targeting journalists with FISA court orders

The Justice Dept has kept these FISA court rules for targeting journalists secret for years. 

Join us in fighting back against powerful corporations trying to silence news and advocacy organizations

SLAPP suits, or “strategic lawsuits against public participation,” are brought by wealthy individuals or organizations in an attempt to silence critical speech. They also have huge implications for press freedom. We're joining a campaign to combat this dangerous tactic.

You can support antifa without justifying repeated physical attacks on journalists

Journalists need to be able to cover public events without fear of physical attack. 

The accused FBI whistleblower indicted by Trump's DOJ allegedly leaked secret rules for spying on reporters

If alleged whistleblower Terry Albury did what he is accused of, journalists should consider him a hero.

Remembering John Perry Barlow, co-founder of Freedom of the Press Foundation and Internet pioneer. 1947-2018

John Perry Barlow, founder of Freedom of the Press Foundation, has passed away. 

A tribute to James Dolan, co-creator of SecureDrop, who has tragically passed away at age 36

In memory of computer security expert James Dolan, 1981-2017. 

Introducing Haven, the open source security system in your pocket

Use the sensors in your phone to protect yourself. 

Join us in supporting Techdirt as it faces a threatening lawsuit for exercising its First Amendment rights

Techdirt is in a First Amendment fight for its life and needs everyone's support. 

Beware of the Trump administration’s coming crackdown on leaks — and journalism

Prosecuting sources is a direct threat to press freedom.