Freedom of the Press — @FreedomofPress


  • 1

    • Blatant violation of the 1st Amendment: Cops serve warrant on New Brunswick Today, invade offices to seize material https://t.co/Ui4tJmQuZm
    • WATCH: Police serve warrant on NJ newspaper's office and seize journalistic material showing government corruption https://t.co/3ZpAAt2VGo
    • New Brunswick police serve search warrant on journalist they've targeted for arrest before https://t.co/Ui4tJmQuZm
    • A source gave New Brunswick Today "proof a crime has been committed.“ So police invaded their office and seized it as “stolen property.”

    8 months ago ago via Twitter

  • 2

    • 3. Trump said he would "open up libel laws" so he can "can sue [news orgs covering him] and win lots of money" https://t.co/MQIT9w7MYe
    • 4. During his campaign, Trump threatened to sue journalists or news orgs over a dozen times (that we know of) https://t.co/sk5NcJOGti
    • 5. Trump has threatened to sue the @NYTimes and @WashingtonPost multiple times, plus @AP, @thedailybeast, @RollingStone, @HuffingtonPost...
    • 6. ...@NBC, the National Hispanic Media Coalition, his former ghostwriter @tonyschwartz , author @DavidCayJ, and likely others we don't know
    • 7. Trump's wife Melania Trump has threatened to sue at least nine news orgs, and actually filed a lawsuit against the Daily Mail & a blogger
    • 8. She even threatened @people for merely describing when she allegedly bumped into a person on the street years ago https://t.co/npcoYzpBBk
    • 9. One of Trump’s key transition members Peter Thiel secretly funded lawsuits to bankrupt a major news org this year https://t.co/sXG9GAfaFD
    • 10. Trump’s camp banned so many journalists from campaign events that it was almost impossible to keep track. https://t.co/vhO1YLIkH8
    • 11. Trump publicly attacked many journalists by name at events, in behavior unseen on the campaign trail since Nixon https://t.co/bhnKfzVHNq
    • 12. A VICE reporter was arrested at a Trump campaign event while merely seeking media credentials. https://t.co/N54jTrZsMO
    • 13. After a terrorist attack in NYC in September, Trump blamed the bombings on "freedom of the press" https://t.co/JxyGMLlxiB
    • 14. Just a few weeks ago, Trump opined on why the First Amendment has "too much protection" for free speech https://t.co/3xevzOFY1l
    • 15. There’s no telling what Trump will do when he’s in office. But we promise @FreedomofPress will be there to fight any attack on the press
    • 16. Please consider donating to fight Trump’s attacks on press freedom. We need your help now more than ever. https://t.co/MPM0RZQnfy

    9 months ago ago via Twitter

  • 3

    • 1. On election night, we wrote that Donald Trump is an enemy of press freedom unlike any president in modern history https://t.co/FHPu6Aith4
    • 2. The breadth and scope of Trump’s disdain for the First Amendment is almost hard to quantify. But we’re going to try right here.
    • 3. Trump said he would "open up libel laws" so he can "can sue [news orgs covering him] and win lots of money" https://t.co/MQIT9w7MYe
    • 4. During his campaign, Trump threatened to sue journalists or news orgs over a dozen times (that we know of) https://t.co/sk5NcJOGti
    • 5. Trump has threatened to sue the @NYTimes and @WashingtonPost multiple times, plus @AP, @thedailybeast, @RollingStone, @HuffingtonPost...
    • 6. ...@NBC, the National Hispanic Media Coalition, his former ghostwriter @tonyschwartz , author @DavidCayJ, and likely others we don't know
    • 7. Trump's wife Melania Trump has threatened to sue at least nine news orgs, and actually filed a lawsuit against the Daily Mail & a blogger
    • 8. She even threatened @people for merely describing when she allegedly bumped into a person on the street years ago https://t.co/npcoYzpBBk
    • 9. One of Trump’s key transition members Peter Thiel secretly funded lawsuits to bankrupt a major news org this year https://t.co/sXG9GAfaFD
    • 10. Trump’s camp banned so many journalists from campaign events that it was almost impossible to keep track. https://t.co/vhO1YLIkH8
    • 11. Trump publicly attacked many journalists by name at events, in behavior unseen on the campaign trail since Nixon https://t.co/bhnKfzVHNq
    • 12. A VICE reporter was arrested at a Trump campaign event while merely seeking media credentials. https://t.co/N54jTrZsMO
    • 13. After a terrorist attack in NYC in September, Trump blamed the bombings on "freedom of the press" https://t.co/JxyGMLlxiB
    • 14. Just a few weeks ago, Trump opined on why the First Amendment has "too much protection" for free speech https://t.co/3xevzOFY1l
    • 15. There’s no telling what Trump will do when he’s in office. But we promise @FreedomofPress will be there to fight any attack on the press
    • 16. Please consider donating to fight Trump’s attacks on press freedom. We need your help now more than ever. https://t.co/MPM0RZQnfy

    9 months ago ago via Twitter

  • 4

    • Snowden: "PGP is not a fun experience." hasn't used a naked internet connection since the initial revelations. #EncryptNews — (RT @HBWHBWHBW)
    • Snowden: There is no difference between a front door and a back door, that's rhetoric. Any flaw in a system can be found. #EncryptNews
    • Snowden: Law enforcement interception capabilities are not very secure. Intelligence agencies use them to monitor each other. #EncryptNews
    • Snowden recounts Athens affair, where the entire telephone system of Greece had a backdoor exploited by an unidentified actor #EncryptNews
    • #Snowden: Athens affair, entire Greek telecom infrastructure got backdoored, wiretapped all politicians during Olympics #EncryptNews — (RT @subverzo)
    • Snowden: When Comey asks for a front door, we have to remind him that he already has one - it's called a warrant. #EncryptNews
    • #Snowden: "By creating back doors in our products and services, we're making the internet less secure" #EncryptNews http://t.co/F5vKQ0FUIf — (RT @couragesnowden)

    3 years ago ago via Twitter

  • 5

    • Watch #EncryptNews livestream. Now: @gorman_siobhan @attackerman @attackerman @micahflee @JulieATate @LynnOberlander http://t.co/AJ2GcuVk22 — (RT @xeni)
    • #EncryptNews @micahflee of First Look (The Intercept) and @freedomofpress: “Security needs to be usable or people aren't going to do it.” — (RT @xeni)
    • Micah Lee: Any type of security you want people to use needs to be usable or they’re just not gonna do it. #EncryptNews — (RT @acarvin)
    • #EncryptNews @micahflee: “Usability is a security feature. Security software needs to be usable or people aren't going to use it.” — (RT @xeni)
    • .@LynnOberlander asks: is encryption a red flag? @Gorman_Siobhan says she has sources that refuse to use it for that reason. #EncryptNews
    • .@attackerman: Look at encryption like safe sex, let's insist on protecting ourselves. #EncryptNews

    3 years ago ago via Twitter

  • 6

    • .@xeni says Snowden helped *everyone* understand why crypto is important #EncryptNews — (RT @a_marshall_plan)
    • @jackgillum: #Snowden changed the way #media works. #Reporters are talking about #encryption & using tools. #EncryptNews — (RT @JesselynRadack)
    • Xeni: Snowden opened up this massive tide of public interest and how these tools are relevant to everyone. #EncryptNews — (RT @acarvin)
    • Nabiha Syed: lesson from Lavabit is that prosecutors are not afraid to ask for private keys and passwords #EncryptNews
    • Syed: not clear that technology can deal with the legal threat of subpoenas, lack of 5th amendment protection in 4th circuit #EncryptNews

    3 years ago ago via Twitter

  • 7

    • "In 2014, a phone call out of the blue [from a source] is too dangerous" @csoghoian #EncryptNews — (RT @micahflee)
    • .@csoghoian argues that we need to make sure the very first communication from a sensitive source to a reporter is encrypted. #EncryptNews
    • #EncryptNews @JuliaAngwin: Deep Throat was secret for 30 years; that secrecy unthinkable today. If authorities want to know they'll know. — (RT @xeni)
    • #EncryptNews @csoghoian that's why @freedomofpress SecureDrop tool is so useful; allows news orgs to receive first communication securely — (RT @xeni)

    3 years ago ago via Twitter

  • 8

    • The hash tag for today's event at the Newseum on news organizations and digital security is #EncryptNews
    • .@KevinBankston: encryption works, which is why it's under attack. #EncryptNews
    • Reporting for @RCFP today from Solutions to Surveillance conference - using #EncryptNews for updates http://t.co/rALPsiOP8y — (RT @1Rufer)
    • Will be live-tweeting some of the #EncryptNews forum at the Newseum in DC. Follow the hashtag and @FreedomofPress if you’re interested. — (RT @acarvin)

    3 years ago ago via Twitter

  • 9

    • Important piece by the @AP documenting eight ways the Obama admin is being more secretive than ever: http://t.co/Dh9O21jDZT
    • 1) "As the United States ramps up its fight against Islamic militants, the public can’t see any of it." http://t.co/Dh9O21jDZT
    • 2) The White House is blocking cameramen, photographers, and reporters from meetings with foreign leaders http://t.co/Dh9O21jDZT
    • 3) "Guantanamo: We aren’t allowed to see most court filings in real time — even of nonclassified material." http://t.co/Dh9O21jDZT
    • 4) "Information about Guantanamo that was routinely released under President George W. Bush is now kept secret." http://t.co/Dh9O21jDZT
    • 5) "Day-to-day intimidation of sources is chilling…officials say their orders are to squelch anything controversial." http://t.co/Dh9O21jDZT
    • 6) "Requests for info under #FOIA have become slow and expensive. Many federal agencies simply don’t respond at all…" http://t.co/Dh9O21jDZT
    • 6) "Requests for info under #FOIA have become slow and expensive. Many federal agencies simply don’t respond at all…" http://t.co/Dh9O21jDZT
    • 7) "The admin uses FOIAs as a tip service to uncover what news orgs are pursuing. Requests are routinely forwarded to political appointees."
    • 8) "The admin is trying to control the information that state and local officials can give out…arguing for secrecy." http://t.co/Dh9O21jDZT

    3 years ago ago via Twitter