DOJ Seeks Identities of Libertarian News Site's Anonymous Commenters

Fox and Friends FoxNews.com 6/11/2015

…Judge Andrew Napolitano, first disclosing that Reason.com carries his opinion pieces, criticized this move by the Justice Department. He said in cases like this, the presumption is always that “all speech is protected.”

But he said a just-issued Supreme Court ruling laid out the following three standards that the government […]

Reason Magazine Subpoena Stomps on Free Speech

Virginia Postrel BloombergView 6/9/2015

Wielding subpoenas demanding information on anonymous commenters, the government is harassing a respected journalism site that dissents from its policies. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York claims these comments could constitute violent threats, even though they’re clearly hyperbolic political rhetoric.

This is happening in America — […]

In NSA-intercepted data, those not targeted far outnumber the foreigners who are

Files provided by Snowden show extent to which ordinary Web users are caught in the net

 

 

Barton Gellman, Julie Tate and Ashkan Soltani The Washington Post 7/5/2014

Ordinary Internet users, American and non-American alike, far outnumber legally targeted foreigners in the communications intercepted by the National Security Agency from U.S. digital networks, […]