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Court Set to Hear EFF, ACLU Arguments to Vacate Subpoena for Twitter Accounts

by Matthew L. Schafer On February 8, the District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia unsealed motions made by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) challenging an earlier subpoena seeking information related to … Continue reading

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Decency and Disclosure: The Ethics of Wikileaks

by Matthew L. Schafer WikiLeaks’ systematic release of classified United States’ diplomatic cables raises a myriad of questions.  One of those questions is whether or not WikiLeaks endeavor towards “crack[ing] the world open” is ethical.  There are no easy answers … Continue reading

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NPR Fesses Up to WikiLeaks’ Coverage Blunder, Now It’s Everyone Else’s Turn

by Matthew L. Schafer Today, NPR issued a correction relating to its coverage of the WikiLeaks’ saga.  NPR’s correction reads: In recent weeks, NPR hosts, reporters and guests have incorrectly said or implied that WikiLeaks recently has disclosed or released … Continue reading

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