Snowden Disclosures Helped Reduce Use Of Patriot Act Provision To Acquire Emails

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Leaks in 2013 helped shift FBI away from using controversial Section 215 to acquire email and other metadata, US justice department watchdog finds. Continue reading

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Judge Criticizes Pentagon Suppression Of Thousands Of Bush-era Torture Photos

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Alvin Hellerstein, who presided over 12-year lawsuit to disclose military images of detainee abuse, may force further release of photographs in ‘near future.’
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