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This Week’s FOIA Roundup: Documents show DHS officials’ concern that black activists would join ISIS following Ferguson and 2012 DIA Damage assessments regarding WikiLeaks have been finally released

This Week’s FOIA Roundup: Documents show DHS officials’ concern that black activists would join ISIS following Ferguson and 2012 DIA Damage assessments regarding WikiLeaks have been finally released

In this Week’s FOIA Roundup, documents show the Department of Homeland Security officials’ baseless concern that Black Lives Matter activists would join ISIS following Ferguson protests, Pentagon damage assessments on the 2012 WikiLeaks revelations spurred by Chelsea Manning are finally available after FOIA lawsuit and a public records request from Carbondale, Illinois undermines the mayor’s account of domestic disturbance.

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The FBI investigated The Village Voice and RCFP for espionage in 1976

The FBI investigated The Village Voice and RCFP for espionage in 1976

Documents obtained by MuckRock reveal both what triggered the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s espionage investigation of The Village Voice, and what caused it to expand to include the Reporter’s Committee for Freedom of the Press.

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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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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