Ongoing attempts to criminalise journalism in the US: Senior US congressman Mike Rogers: Glenn Greenwald is 'a thief' — Jen Robinson (@suigenerisjen) February 5, 2014 “A senior US legislator has accused the former Guardian journalist Glenn Greenwald of illegally selling National Security Agency documents provided to him by the whistleblower Edward Snowden,” writes Spencer Read more

“The U.S. soldier convicted of providing secret files to WikiLeaks in the biggest breach of classified materials in the nation’s history has asked for a presidential pardon, supporters said on Wednesday,” writes Reuters reporter Ian Simpson. The request for Chelsea, formerly known as Bradley, Manning, was filed by attorney David Coombs on Tuesday, according to Read more

Moments after the Boston Marathon bombings took place authorities solicited images from the public to help track down suspects. Many images of the finish line were also added to Reddit where internet denizens tried their hand at cracking the case. It turns out the crowdsourced manhunt was as effective as the New York Post, which Read more