Tag Archives: wikileaks

US Air Force Blocks Sites That Post Leaked Cables

  The Chinese block stuff that the rest of the world can read, too. From the NYT: When Air Force personnel on the service’s computer network try to view the Web sites of The Times, the British newspaper The Guardian, the German magazine Der Spiegel, the Spanish newspaper El País and the French newspaper Le
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Do you think Sarah Palin knows the story behind the Espionage Act?

Not likely. But that’s no big surprise. Naomi Wolf reminds us: The Espionage Act was crafted in 1917 — because President Woodrow Wilson wanted a war and, faced with the troublesome First Amendment, wished to criminalize speech critical of his war. In the run-up to World War One, there were many ordinary citizens — educators,
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