Chelsea Manning Revealed How the US 'Insider Threat' Program Tries to Catch Whistleblowers

The soldier, who is currently serving a 35-year sentence for leaking classified information, obtained documents that show how the US is using profiling to prevent future leaks.
Tess Owen
Motherboard Blog

Free Chelsea Manning

The world-famous whistleblower has announced that she would like to be identified as a woman. She's said as much three years ago—so what changes now?
Daniel Stuckey
Motherboard Blog

Julian Assange Has Been Inside for a Year

And he's gearing up to stay for another five.
Daniel Stuckey
Motherboard Blog

On the Verge of Bradley Manning's Trial, Julian Assange Answers Some Questions (Including Mine)

The Founder of WikiLeaks is taking questions from journalists and the public today.
Daniel Stuckey
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Alex Gibney on Hackers and Julian Assange

If Michael Moore is obsessed with outrage, and Herzog is obsessed with dreams, Gibney is a master of moments.
Daniel Stuckey
Motherboard Blog

How a Troll Is Just Like a Troll

The original meaning of a troll is found in Scandinavian mythology, in which trolls are “creatures bent on mischief and wickedness.”
Barbara Auger
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When Bradley Manning Spoke

Manning has been imprisoned without trial for over 1,000 days. Only during yesterday's testimony, he owned up to his crimes, explaining to the world why he willingly released materials that have changed history—if not in the way he'd originally...
Andrew Blake

John Kiriakou Will Tell You Everything You Need to Know About Transparency Under Obama

When he enters a federal prison on Friday, John Kiriakou will be the only former CIA agent prosecuted in relation to the Bush White House's torture program, but not for committing torture.
Michael Arria

The Torture of Bradley Manning

If there’s a bad time to discuss holiday shopping, it’s while waiting for someone to describe being tortured. I was soaking wet and still half asleep when our driver turned to the back seat of the press shuttle and said something so totally irrelevant...
Andrew Blake
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Bradley Manning's Saga Keeps Getting Sadder

You'd wind up on suicide watch even sooner.
Adam Clark Estes

Sorry, Not On the Guest List

You'll hear a lot about bin Laden, but here are six names you won't hear mentioned at the DNC.
Michael Arria
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The Six Names You Won't Hear at the Democratic National Convention

Joe Biden summed up the essence of Obama’s reelection campaign months ago. “Osama bin Laden is dead and General Motors is alive." These duel sentiments will be showcased at the DNC over the next few days, the slightest glimmers of hope amplified to...
Michael Arria