On this episode of The E.R., the panel discusses SecureDrop.

So You Want to Be a Leaker?

No method is foolproof, but some are better than others.

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Top Threat Facing U.S. Is Cyber, Says Outgoing CIA Lawyer

Caroline Krass talked about cyber threats, enhanced interrogation, and future challenges for the new administration.

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 13: President-elect Donald Trump gets into the elevator after speaking to reporters after his meeting with television personality Steve Harvey at Trump Tower, January 13, 2017 in New York City. President-elect Trump continues to hold meetings at Trump Tower in New York. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Democracy Dies in Trump’s Darkness

The president should reverse his administration's campaign against transparency.

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - DECEMBER 2013:  (EXCLUSIVE ACCESS; PREMIUM RATES (3X) APPLY) Former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden poses for a photo during an interview in an undisclosed location in December 2013 in Moscow, Russia. Snowden who exposed extensive details of global electronic surveillance by the National Security Agency has been in Moscow since June 2012 after getting temporary asylum in order to evade prosecution by authorities in the U.S.  (Photo by Barton Gellman/Getty Images)

The World’s Largest Porn Site Just Asked Obama to Pardon Edward Snowden

Who would have thought that PornHub would weigh in on a whistleblower case.


Every Move You Make

Over eight years, President Barack Obama has created the most intrusive surveillance apparatus in the world. To what end?


Noted Hacker Edward Snowden Has Some Thoughts on the DNC Hack

The former CIA employee and government contractor blasts his host, Russia, for DNC hack.


EU Parliament Calls For Snowden To Get Asylum

It is unlikely European states will provoke a confrontation with the United States and shelter the whistleblower.


Ed Snowden Signed Up for Twitter. He Follows 1 Account — the NSA.

The days of the world's most famous whistleblower keeping a low profile are over.

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The Public Art Project Making the Case for Whistleblowers to Be Regarded as Heroes

By casting Julian Assange, Edward Snowden, and Chelsea Manning in bronze, artist Davide Dormino argues the three activists should be regarded as monumental heroes.


‘We Just Publish What We Believe to Be the Position of the British Government’

That's how Tom Harper, the home affairs correspondent for the <i>Sunday Times</i>, describes his latest story about the fallout of the Snowden revelations.

Win McNamee

With the Passage of NSA Reforms, Telecoms Say the Buck Has Been Passed to Them

The two-year fight to overhaul the National Security Agency ended this week with President Barack Obama’s signing of the USA Freedom Act.

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 17:  The sun begins to rise behind the U.S. Capitol building on the morning after a bipartisan bill was passed by the House and the Senate to reopened the government and raise the debt limit, on October 17, 2013 in Washington, DC. President Obama signed the bill into law, that will fund the government until January 15, 2014 and allow the government to pay bills until February 7, 2014.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Congress Passes Overhaul of NSA Surveillance Program

Ending more than a week of intense debate, the Senate voted on Tuesday to limit the federal government’s vast surveillance powers while keeping many powerful snooping programs intact -- a compromise meant to balance civil liberties concerns with the intelligence community’s insistence that it needs the tools to prevent future attacks against the United States.

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 31:  The U.S. Capitol is illuminated at dusk, May 31, 2015 in Washington, DC. The National Security Agency's authority to collect bulk telephone data is set to expire June 1, unless the Senate can come to an agreement to extend the surveillance programs. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Forget the Patriot Act – Here Are the Privacy Violations You Should Be Worried About

America hasn't even begun to have a meaningful debate about curtailing the government's right to spy on citizens.

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Tea Party and ACLU Call on Congress to Let Patriot Act Expire

In the literal definition of a strange bedfellows alliance, a top Tea Party group and the American Civil Liberties Union are pressing lawmakers to allow the controversial provisions of the Patriot Act that authorize the National Security Agency's broad surveillance activities to expire.

Win McNamee

Surveillance Hawks and Privacy Advocates Agree: House NSA Bill is a Flop

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and privacy advocates both agree the NSA reform bill that just passed the House is a dud.


The NSA Isn’t Likely to Miss Its Illegal Bulk Phone Collection Program

A federal court ruled the NSA's collection of American phone data is illegal. The agency isn't likely to miss it.


How the Chinese Web Came to Believe the CIA Tried to Assassinate Snowden

According to Chinese conspiracy theorists, a PLA unit in Macau stopped the alleged plot.


John Oliver to Ed Snowden: Intel Reform Hangs on Dick Pics

Americans don't care about surveillance. They do care about the government holding on to their naked photos.


Could Petraeus’s Plea Deal Boost Edward Snowden and Other Leakers?

David Petraeus got off relatively easy for leaking classified information to Paula Broadwell. His plea deal might have opened the door to lighter sentences for others who have done the same.