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Obama administration to declassify secret Verizon order - report
Obama administration officials announced that they will declassify an order compelling Verizon to disclose phone records belonging to a massive number of Americans, with the intention of publicizing the document before a Senate hearing early Wednesday.

31.07.2013 03:35

Outsourced Oklahoma 'counterfeit cops' suspected of illegal property seizures
Oklahoma police department has quietly siphoned 25 per cent of all funds collected from traffic tickets to a private firm, while also allowing private contractors to pose as police officers, the American Civil Liberties Union has claimed.

30.07.2013 22:10

Manning verdict: US saying ‘send back whistleblowers, we're not charging them with capital offenses'
Washington will use Manning’s verdict to persuade the world community to extradite other whistleblowers back to the US, since the leaker was acquitted of the capital offense of aiding the enemy, former UK MI5 agent Annie Machon told RT.

31.07.2013 00:27

MIT denies targeting Aaron Swartz
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has released a report claiming that administrators never targeted information activist Aaron Swartz and committed no wrongdoings. The university claims it remained neutral throughout the case.

30.07.2013 20:21

NSA surveillance programs to be partially declassified
The US government will declassify documents about the National Security Agency’s surveillance programs in a “deliberate” attempt to provide the public with additional information after whistleblower Edward Snowden first revealed NSA spy tactics.

30.07.2013 18:04

Pro-gun activist Kokesh re-arrested in Washington DC after being released from Virginia jail
A judge at the DC Superior Court has ordered gun rights activist Adam Kokesh to be held without bond until his next court appearance, calling him “a very dangerous man.”

30.07.2013 18:21

Manning not guilty of aiding the enemy, faces 130+ yrs in jail on other charges
A US military judge has found Army private Bradley Manning "not guilty" of aiding the enemy. However, he was found guilty of 20 remaining charges, meaning that he still faces the possibility of up to 136 years behind bars.

30.07.2013 16:19

Judging Manning: Washington keen on silencing whistleblowers, fears press reaction
The verdict in Manning’s trial depends on the US government’s interest in silencing whistleblowers, but it is unsure how the press will react if Manning is punished too severely, director of the Centre for Investigative Journalism Gavin MacFadyen told RT.

30.07.2013 15:56

Myth broken that drones strike at the heart of terrorists in Pakistan
The new Pakistani government has been in power for only 50 days but the terrorist attacks have increased, it is myth that the drones strike at the heart of the terrorists, a senior retired officer of the Pakistani Air Force Sultan Hali told RT.

30.07.2013 14:26

He was a hacker/He is a hero: Key quotes of Manning case
As opinions for and against Bradley Manning’s actions clashed in court, a larger debate about whistleblowers is brewing, with growing fears that Tuesday’s looming verdict over whether Manning aided the enemy will impede investigative journalism.

30.07.2013 11:09

Sentencing Private Manning: LIVE UPDATES
US army whistleblower Bradley Manning was found not guilty of aiding the enemy, but found guilty on 20 other counts on Tuesday, meaning he could still face up to 136 years in prison. Sentencing proceedings began on Wednesday and may last up to a month.

30.07.2013 05:16

Prison break: Taliban gunmen free 300 inmates from Pakistan jail
Heavily armed Taliban fighters freed some 300 inmates from a large prison in Pakistan in a massive midnight attack.

30.07.2013 07:12

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