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This Tool Can Help Identify Leakers Who Copy and Paste Secret Info

Some applications and websites don’t render and display so called “zero-width characters.” A developer created a tool to hide these invisible characters in plain sight, and then use them to identify who copied and pasted the original text.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4.6.18
leaking

How the New Suspected NSA Leaker Reality Winner Was Caught

From the characteristics of physical documents, to not using work computers, there’s plenty to learn from the recent bombshell leaking charge.
Joseph Cox
6.6.17
Snowden's Angels

The Refugees Who Helped Snowden Escape Hong Kong Are Stuck in a Living Hell

The people who housed the NSA leaker say they're being targeted for helping him by the people and agencies supposed to be protecting them.
Theresa Locker
3.2.17
Art

Stop What You're Doing and Read the Comic Advocating for Chelsea Manning

‘Suppressed Images’ documents DNA portraiture of Manning by artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg.
DJ Pangburn
1.17.17
uk

New Tor Site 'Netpoleaks' Helps Whistleblowers Report on UK Police

'Netpoleaks' aims to make it easier for people to share concerns about police activity securely.
Joseph Cox
7.13.16
Power

​A Tool to Check If Your Dark Web Site Really Is Anonymous

‘OnionScan' will probe dark web sites for security weaknesses.
Joseph Cox
4.6.16
politics

Whistleblowers in Peril as Government Policies Shaft Press Freedoms

A report by the UN special rapporteur on freedom of opinion and expression called for greater protections for journalistic sources — particularly those that publicly or privately expose malfeasance.
Samuel Oakford
10.23.15
video

Watch an RC Plane Drop Whistleblowing Fliers Over NSA's Dagger Complex

Activists are trying to persuade NSA employees to quit.
Janus Rose
10.5.15
politics

This Campaign Helps Intelligence Workers Become Whistleblowers

The awareness-raising initiative also offers counselling and template resignation letters.
Joseph Cox
9.28.15
News

A UK Parliamentary Candidate Whose Horrific Life Story Went Viral Is Fighting Britain's Old Boys' Club

Naz Shah is rising to power from a past of abuse, drug deals, murder, and poverty.
Eleanor Morgan
3.11.15
News

What's the Difference Between a Leaker and a Whistleblower?

The distinction may be the thing that keeps three WikiLeaks employees out of prison.
Joseph Bien-Kahn
2.17.15
Culture

Motherboard Panel Livestream: Freedom of Information in Reverse

Motherboard is hosting a panel on digital freedom at Berlin's Transmediale festival. Watch here.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
1.29.15
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