16 Oct 2020

Dissenter Weekly: Expanded DHS ‘Insider Threat’ Program Flouts Privacy Law

On this edition of the “Dissenter Weekly,” host and Shadowproof editor Kevin Gosztola responds to censorship by Twitter, which invoked a policy adopted after pressure to crack down on WikiLeaks. He also highlights whistleblowing against the JBS meatpacking corporation.

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15 Oct 2020

Canadian TV Network Sued After ‘Falsely Accusing’ Independent News Site Of Being Part Of Russian Cyber Operation

Consortium News, which frequently covers WikiLeaks and various whistleblower stories, has sued Global News for “falsely accusing” the media organization of “being part of a cyber-influence campaign directed by Russia.”

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14 Oct 2020

Protest Song Of The Week: ‘America The Merciful’ By Zealot Featuring Uno

Over a pensive rhythm, Zealot reflects on his incarceration and the way in which some prisoners are afforded second chances for their mistakes and others like him are seemingly denied forgiveness.

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13 Oct 2020

Whistleblower Hired To Screen Workers For COVID-19 Exposes Meatpacking Corporation’s Oppressive Conduct

A whistleblower hired to screen employees for COVID-19 at a JBS meatpacking plant in Greeley, Colorado, says she quit after a manager told her she was wrong to send a sick employee home. The employee coughed “so much she could not even talk.”

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09 Oct 2020

Dissenter Weekly: Reforming The Espionage Act, Latest In OPCW Whistleblower Scandal

On this edition of the “Dissenter Weekly,” host and Shadowproof editor Kevin Gosztola breaks down a proposal to reform the Espionage Act that would create a public interest defense for whistleblowers. He also highlights the latest in the OPCW whistleblower scandal, particularly how Western countries shut down testimony before the

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FBI seal. (Photo by groovysoup on Flickr)
03 Oct 2020

FBI Seized Legally Privileged Materials From Julian Assange After Arrest In Ecuador Embassy

The FBI in the United Kingdom enlisted the Ecuador government’s help in seizing legally privileged materials from WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after he was arrested and expelled from the Ecuador embassy in London on April 11, 2019.

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30 Sep 2020

UC Global Employee Thwarted Plan To Massively Bug Ecuador Embassy To Spy On Assange

A UC Global employee refused to install numerous microphones and camera systems at the Ecuadorian Embassy, believing it was illegal.

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29 Sep 2020

Assange Trial Highlights How US Government Is Likely Deceiving British Court To Win Extradition

Attorney Lindsay Lewis told the British magistrate court “the unreliable nature of the U.S. government’s assurances” should be a concern for the court and British authorities in “determining whether to extradite” Assange to the United States.

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William G. Truesdale Detention Center in Alexandria, Virginia (Image capture: Jul 2019 © 2020 Google)
28 Sep 2020

Defense Witnesses In Assange’s Extradition Trial Counter Key Prosecution Lie About US Solitary Confinement

Defense witnesses in Assange’s extradition trial challenged the repeated lie that he could communicate with others if held in solitary.

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Seal for the Department of Justice. Image via Department of Justice.
26 Sep 2020

Prosecutors’ Password-Cracking Conspiracy Theory Against Assange Unravels At Extradition Trial

At the end of the third week of an extradition trial, allegations related to a computer crime charge were entirely discredited by Patrick Eller, who was a command digital forensic examiner responsible for a team of more than 80 examiners at U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command headquarters in Quantico, Virginia.

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