In Reality Winner’s Case, Defense Seizes Upon FBI Testimony To Bolster Motion To Suppress Statements
FBI agents who questioned NSA contractor Reality Winner never told her she was “free to leave” while executing search warrants.
An appeals court agreed with a federal magistrate judge that Reality Winner “hates” America and might flee if granted bail.
NSA whistleblower Reality Winner’s attorneys contend the government places the burden on her to demand her rights from FBI agents who violated them.
Kevin Gosztola discusses his plans for trial coverage of Reality Winner, the NSA contractor at the center of Donald Trump’s first major leak prosecution.
NSA whistleblower Reality Winner faces an uphill battle at trial after Obama-era leak prosecutions intensified the government’s ability to wield the Espionage Act.
Judge contended Winner’s “hate” for America and supposed admiration of Edward Snowden and Julian Assange make her a dangerous threat.
FBI agents did not think Reality Winner was a “big bad mastermind prolific spy,” yet the government is prosecuting her under the Espionage Act.
A House Intelligence Committee hearing into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election ended with no substantial revelations.
NSA Inspector General, Who Once Said Snowden Is Manic Thief, May Be Fired For Whistleblower Retaliation
NSA inspector general George Ellard, who believes NSA whistleblower was “manic in his thievery,” received termination notice for whistleblower retaliation.
It has been awhile since a submission from an independent artist was featured so this week’s selection comes from a punk rock band from New York and Connecticut called Poor Lily. The band recently released a “punk rock opera” inspired by National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden and global mass surveillance.