Denmark’s justice minister approved charges against a former defense minister who prosecutors had previously sought to criminalize for leaking to the press. The minister intends to pursue the entire case behind closed doors. The penalty for leaking state secrets is typically up to 12 years in prison, however, the
This article was funded by paid subscribers of The Dissenter Newsletter. Become an annual paid subscriber to help us continue our coverage of whistleblowers. A National Security Agency whistleblower unearthed a hot-shot analyst’s unauthorized “project” that targeted the communications of citizens or persons in the United States, according to
This article was funded by paid subscribers of The Dissenter Newsletter. Become an annual paid subscriber to help us continue our independent journalism. Former CIA director Leon Panetta contends that former President Donald Trump should be “held accountable” and charged with violating the Espionage Act like NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.
A menagerie of Cold War liberals and neoconservative pundits with backgrounds in United States military or security agencies voiced their objections to Russia granting citizenship to NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. The response was not as intense as the freakout that occurred when it looked like there was a distinct possibility
Mark Klein, former AT&T technician who blew the whistle on NSA warrantless wiretapping (Photo: insunlight [https://www.flickr.com/photos/insunlight/4349077860/sizes/z/]) [Editor's Note: To mark the 20th anniversary of the rise of the American security state after the September 11th attacks, The Dissenter continues a retrospective
NSO Group, the Israeli surveillance firm behind Pegasus (Screen shot from The Hindu) A massive journalism project involving 17 media outlets from around the world exposed the dark underbelly of Israeli surveillance firm NSO Group and their collaboration with governments to target journalists, human rights activists, and even powerful regime