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Donate to support transparency and accountability this holiday season

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Donate to support transparency and accountability this holiday season

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Eric Holder was the worst Attorney General for the press in a generation. We deserve better.

Attorney General Eric Holder announced he would resign yesterday, after serving as the nation’s top law enforcement official since President Obama came into office in 2009. Holder will leave ...

Dangerous Law In Australia Could Criminalize Basic Reporting and Gut Internet Freedom

Earlier today, the Australian Senate passed a sweeping new ‘anti-terror’ law that will allow the Australian government to conduct mass surveillance on all of its citizens, will make whistleblowing on ...

It’s Time for a Real Debate on Reader Privacy

Last week longtime local publisher Howard Owens, founder of the online news site the Batavian, launched a new publication covering Wyoming County in upstate New York. Buried in a parenthetical ...

This Week in Transparency: AP counts the ways Obama admin blocks info

This post is adapted from CJ Ciaramella's weekly Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) newsletter, which you can subscribe to here. The most transparent administration in history, an ongoing ...

Fifteen Months After the NSA Revelations, Why Aren’t More News Organizations Using HTTPS?

More than fifteen months after the NSA revelations laid bare the overwhelming scope of online surveillance and fueled the demand for privacy, virtually none of the top news websites—including all ...

When Can the FBI Use National Security Letters to Go After Journalists? That’s Classified

Two weeks ago, the DOJ Inspector General released a report on the FBI’s use of National Security Letters (NSLs)—the controversial (and unconstitutional) surveillance instruments used to gather personal information ...

Documenting the Arrests of Journalists in Ferguson

Last updated: November 26 2014, 10:50 AM EST - 24 journalists arrested On Aug. 13, 2014, police in Ferguson, Missouri, assaulted and arrested two journalists for allegedly failing to exit ...