Thomas Drake says, ‘I’ve lived a future I don’t want the rest of the country to even begin to experience’
The two senators first introduced the new bill in July 2012. It died
Rudolf Elmer, a former Swiss banker, has turned over confidential offshore banking details of about 2,000 account holders
It’s time our enemies began to fear the U.S. again.
WikiLeaks' First Amendment FAIL - TheDC
WikiLeaks lashes out after Amazon.com announces it will stop working with the site
Is Putin planning to whack WikiLeaks? - Daily Beast
‘We may not have been able to stop WikiLeaks so far, and it’s been frustrating,’ says a U.S. law-enforcement official. ‘The Russians play by different rules.’
Glaxo pays $750 million fine for selling contaminated baby oil and ineffective anti-depressants
Surfing for porn on government time? - Washington Times
Despite a pledge to crack down on porn snooping among employees, the National Science Foundation faces more questions about whether workers are still surfing for smut
A senior Swedish prosecutor is reopening a rape investigation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, the latest twist to a case in which prosecutors of different ranks have overruled each other
Holla for a dolla - TheDC
Huge monetary incentives to future whistleblowers in new finance reform bill
Bill rewards between 10% to 30% of government fines
Journalists love whistleblowers. Just not when the whistle is blown on them. Journalists love transparency. As long as they’re not the ones being exposed.
Two Census workers turned in at least 10,000 fake surveys - NY Daily News
The Brooklyn employees got names and information through the phone book and on the Internet
DOJ sues Oracle for alleged overcharging - CNET News
The Department of Justice is joining a suit against Oracle for allegedly defrauding the government
Inventor of the MOAB device wants to detonate one on the Gulf floor to seal the oil leak
Classified U.S. military video showing a 2007 attack by Apache helicopters that killed a dozen people in Baghdad, including two Reuters news staff
Product recalls are the Dante’s Inferno of crisis management. Ostensibly about the process of identifying and fixing a problem, they have become the hellholes of America’s political and legal systems.
A freelance videographer who worked on programming for the Orlando-based Golf Channel says he was harassed and ultimately fired after reporting that his co-workers smoked pot on the job