Is Edward Snowden a Whistleblower?
In June, the United States filed criminal charges against Edward J. Snowden. The charges were expected in light of the disclosure by Mr. Snowden of top secret information about United States and British domestic spying...more
As turkeys and pumpkin pie ingredients fill grocery carts across America, employee privacy issues fill the workplace. A recent survey shows that younger employees, ages 18 to 25, are more concerned about their privacy in the...more
In the past few years, a series of high profile leaks of classified and top secret national security materials, including the WikiLeaks scandal and, more recently, Edward Snowden’s disclosure of the NSA PRISM program, has...more
Just when you thought the risks for businesses could not get any worse, the government recently found yet another hook for a criminal investigation. ...more
On 8 July, the EU and U.S. launched the first round of negotiations on a free trade agreement – the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) – in Washington, D.C. The trade relationship between the European Union...more
As Edward Snowden continues to seek asylum, privacy issues remain center stage in the world of technology. Universities are rethinking their network security as they face cyberattacks from around the world. The University of...more
With all the talk about Edward Snowden, the notion of whistleblowers is back front and center in the public eye. (Put aside for the moment that Snowden is not likely a “whistleblower” in the legal sense.)...more
The case of Edward Snowden has not been discussed in this blog until now because INTERPOL is reportedly not involved in Mr. Snowden's case, and no Red Notice exists in his name. The case does, however, provide an interesting...more
Edward Snowden, the former technical contractor for the National Security Agency who caused quite a sensation by disclosing highly classified documents that reveal the existence and scope of the United States government’s...more
On Monday, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan affirmed the 2011 insider trading conviction of Raj Rajaratnam, founder of the Galleon Group hedge funds....more
Full text copy of Google's motion for decalatory judgement of the company's first amendment right to publish aggregate information about FISA orders, submitted June 18, 2013.
From Wired: "In its filing, Google said that...more
June 14 (Bloomberg Law) -- Trevor Timm, writer and activist at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about recent intelligence leaks surrounding the NSA's surveillance of American...more