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Australian Whistleblowers Could Face Prison
The draft, entitled “National Security Legislation Amendment Bill”, provides for a new offence, liable to five years’ imprisonment, for anyone who discloses information without...
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G4S Gurkhas Deployed Against Environmental Protestors
Award-winning journalist Clare Sambrook reported this week on the private soldiers-for-hire working for the world's largest security company G4S. Recently named in the Civilian Gallantry List...
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Australian Whistleblower Faces Jail under Computer Crimes Act
New Matilda.com reports that a 20-year-old Australian whistleblower faces jail for exposing a scholarship of Francis Abbott, the Prime Minister’s daughter. In June, New Matilda, as well as the...
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Media Lack of Concern Over Snowden "Stasi Culture" Revelations
On the 19 July, the Guardian posted a transcript of a meeting between its Editor, Alan Rushbridger, and its defence and intelligence correspondent, MacAskill, with Edward Snowden. It has been...
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The 'Totalitarian Mentality' of the NSA
Antony Loewenstein Reports from the 2014 CIJ Summer School  Independent journalist Antony Loewenstein wrote about his experience at the recent Summer School held in London by the Centre for...
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Picnic with The Whistler
The Whistler is organising a picnic on Sunday 3 August in St James's Park for whistleblowers' and their families to get to know each other. Remember, you are not on your own! Join us and meet...
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A Day on Surveillance with Arjen Kamphuis
Off the Record Editor Jason Murdock reports from a day on suveillance issues with regular CIJ speaker Arjen Kamphuis. Jason Murdock recently spent a day with Arjen Kamphuis, founder and CTO of Gendo....
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New Handbook: Information Security for Journalists
The CIJ’s latest Logan handbook, Information Security for Journalists, is now available online. This is a guide to keeping yourself, your sources and your work safe in a digital...
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Information Security Questionnaire
We are assessing the level of usage amongst journalists of information security solutions. Please can you spare a few minutes to complete our questionnaire, which will help us to develop easier to...
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The Police and The Press
In one of the biggest newspaper ethics scandals in history, the Murdoch Empire has found many of its key officers tried for illegal and unethical news practices which have come to define most of the...
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