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Revenge porn laws face an unexpected civil rights obstacle: The First Amendment

Revenge porn laws face an unexpected civil rights obstacle: The First Amendment

Each state prosecutes nonconsensual pornography differently, and some free speech advocates are concerned that overly-broad laws will actually impede other liberties.

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FBI investigation into Is Anyone Up? shows legal limitations in revenge porn cases

FBI investigation into Is Anyone Up? shows legal limitations in revenge porn cases

The investigation and subsequent indictment of Is Anyone Up?’s Hunter Moore demonstrates the legislative shortcomings when it comes to revenge porn.

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Thanks to the CIA, you can read the report the CIA doesn't want you to read

Thanks to the CIA, you can read the report the CIA doesn’t want you to read

On February 16, 1976, the Village Voice went to press with an emblazoned “The Report on the CIA That President Ford Doesn’t Want You to Read.” Inside was a leaked copy on the findings of the Pike Committee, a lesser-known (and arguably more damning) companion to the Church Committee - and thanks to the Agency’s obsessive scrapbooking, you can read the full issue scanned into their declassified archives.

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Persistent FBI surveillance put no damper on I.F. Stone’s incisive pen

Persistent FBI surveillance put no damper on I.F. Stone’s incisive pen

With a career spanning the early decades of the Bureau’s existence and a list of acquaintances that could have passed as an FBI radicals watchlist, I.F. Stone was a well-established person of interest to the federal government.

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In internal memos, CIA Inspector General portrayed the media as Agency's "principal villains"

In internal memos, CIA Inspector General portrayed the media as Agency’s “principal villains”

A series of 1984 memos from the Central Intelligence Agency Inspector General’s office reveals some alarming views on the press and how to deal with them. Among other things, the memo shows that 33 years before the Agency declared WikiLeaks a hostile non-state intelligence service, they were viewing the general press in the same terms.

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