Whistleblowers who work for private contractors and subcontractors of public firms are covered by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act’s whistleblower protections, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled. In Lawson et al v. FMR LLC et al .
“Top Priority: the Terror Within” tells the true story of whistleblower Julia Davis, a former DHS/ICE officer who conscientiously tries to prevent a bureaucratic SNAFU from turning into another 9/11. The government’s response is the stuff of nightmares and provides a disturbing glimpse of the dark possibilities inherent in police militarization and mass surveillance.
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) announced today that NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden will participate in a live video broadcast in conjunction with SXSW Interactive, a technology trade event held in Austin, Texas.
The Obama administration filed a petition today for a writ of certiorari with the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of DHS v. Robert J. MacLean.
Following President Obama’s speech on Friday, a Reuters reporter interviewed Russell Tice for comments on the president’s proposed reforms of National Security Agency surveillance programs.Tice, a former NSA employee and whistleblower, criticized the lack of a mechanism to determine if the NSA is lying about its activities.
This month, Foreign Policy Magazine named Jesselyn Radack, National Security and Human Rights Director at the Government Accountability Project, one its “100 Leading Global Thinkers of 2013” for her work “championing the rights of whistleblowers.”