Thursday, November 7, 2013

Glenn Greenwald, The Guardian, Official Secrets Act

Glenn Greenwald and the Future of Leaks: "He says a big reason he left The Guardian, the paper that made him world-famous, is the Official Secrets Act, a 19th-century British law that grants the government powerful tools to protect secrets. The law had a “public interest” defense for leakers until 1989, when Parliament struck it from the statute." (read more at link above)

Obviously, the Official Secrets Act should be amended or repealed.

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