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Can federal employees read WikiLeaks in private?

Can federal employees read WikiLeaks in private?

Back in 2010, in response to the publication of the Iraq War Logs leaked by Chelsea Manning, the U.S. Intelligence Community released their official response to WikiLeaks. That report led to official guidance from the Obama administration on how to clamp down on “insider threats,” which in turn sparked a massive discussion on federal employee’s access to classified information, as documents released to Alexa O’Brien reveal.

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Former CIA Director compared prosecuting leakers under the Espionage Act to "driving tacks with a sledge hammer"

Former CIA Director compared prosecuting leakers under the Espionage Act to “driving tacks with a sledge hammer”

Just months before the government’s first successful use of the Espionage Act against someone for leaking to the media, a declassified report written by then-Central Intelligence Agency Director William Casey argued that just such an act would be irresponsible.

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Long before WikiLeaks, the FBI spent decades obsessing over Gavin MacFadyen

Long before WikiLeaks, the FBI spent decades obsessing over Gavin MacFadyen

FBI Records released by the National Archives confirm confidential informants were reporting on Gavin MacFadyen over forty years before WikiLeaks and the Courage Foundation - even providing the Bureau with some of MacFadyen’s correspondence and his address book.

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American and British governments denied Chagossians the right of return under the guise of environmental stewardship

American and British governments denied Chagossians the right of return under the guise of environmental stewardship

Between 1967 and 1973, almost 2,000 natives of the Chagos Archipelago were kicked out of their home to make room for an American military base. After decades of lobbying for the right to return, the Chagossians were formally denied last year after the American and British governments started raising questions about the environmental impact of resettlement.

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FBI cites ongoing investigation and national security exemptions for file on deceased WikiLeaks director

FBI cites ongoing investigation and national security exemptions for file on deceased WikiLeaks director

The FBI is denying four pages of its file on on investigative journalist and former WikiLeaks director Gavin MacFadyen, citing six separate exemptions, including “ongoing investigation” and national security.

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John Paul Oulo

Emma Best sent this request to the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the United States of America

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Oscar Kamau Kingara

Emma Best sent this request to the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the United States of America