Readers may remember the story of Barrett Brown, the man who faced 45 years in prison for sharing a link to documents stolen by hackers and made available to him and Project PM. According to Brown himself, Project PM is:
[…] an informal association that would do two things: (1) disseminate information about the intelligence contracting industry and what is now being increasingly termed the “cyber-industrial complex,” including specific firms/outfits known to be involved in one or more of certain activities we oppose, and (2) provide whatever support possible to other parties that wish to pursue these [...]
The @wikileaks Twitter account announced the next generation of the platform slur.io with a pair of tweets on Christmas Eve.
The United States Constitution was written in the heady days following the American revolution, which was a break from what the founders deemed a corrupt, despotic bastion of totalitarianism. Their contention was not without foundation — elsewhere in the British empire, the Irish were banned from even speaking their native language. Freedom of expression as a guaranteed right was a new idea which would be continually challenged and upheld for the next couple hundred years.
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All officers of the federal government, including the FBI, are dutifully sworn to uphold the constitution, [...]