Government lawyers used a few brief phone calls and a deleted email to prosecute the former CIA official for espionage for allegedly disclosing classified information; convicted of 9 counts, Sterling's sentencing case is scheduled for 24 April Read more..
Courage Advisory Board member Ray McGovern recounts his experience meeting Edward Snowden, Julian Assange, other fellow whistleblowers, and seeing the acclaimed documentary Citizenfour Read more..
President Obama says whistleblowers should be "protected", "thanked", and "certainly shouldn't be punished" - while punishing more whistleblowers than any other president in American history Read more..
In a new paper, Benkler details both the value and inevitability of national security disclosures, and he proposes a whistleblower defence that could have helped protect Chelsea Manning and Edward Snowden Read more..
McClatchy reports that the CIA is treating internal channels as insider threats Read more..
Former NSA and CIA director Michael Hayden acknowledges Edward Snowden's whistleblowing motives at the Aspen Security Forum Read more..