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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Whistleblower’

Kim Dotcom Needs Your Help, $5 Million Bounty Offered

Kim Dotcom, founder of file sharing website Megaupload and alleged pirate, said that he is willing to give a $5 million reward to whistleblowers who are willing to release information that will help him defend himself. Dotcom is now in New Zealand, where he is fighting extradition to the U.S., as he is facing charges on copyright theft, money laundering, …

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IRS Whistleblowers Paid $53 Million In 2013

According to the annual report of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to Congress, the IRS paid whistleblowers a total of $53 million in 2013 for turning in people who cheated on their taxes. The report titled “Fiscal Year 2013 Report to the Congress on the Use of Section 7623” says in its executive summary that the IRS is required to …

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Edward Snowden Can’t Go Home, Blames Legal Gaps

“Intelligence agencies do have a role to play, and the people at the working level at the NSA, CIA, or any other member of the IC are not out to get you.” Perhaps this answer given by Edward Snowden during a recent Q&A session seems a bit ironic, but it at least shows he still has faith in the purpose …

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Bradley Manning Found Not Guilty Of Aiding The Enemy

Bradley Manning, the young Army private that’s a whistleblower to some and a traitor to others, has been in a military court the past few months as the government argued that his sharing of classified government documents with WikiLeaks aided Al-Qaeda and other terrorist groups. Now the judge in the case has finally issued a verdict. RT reports that Colonel …

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Edward Snowden Requests Temporary Asylum In Russia

In June, it was revealed that a number of leaks regarding the NSA’s secret spy programs were published by an NSA contractor named Edward Snowden. It was also revealed that he was in Hong Kong, but he soon left for Russia. Since then, he’s been living in a Moscow airport applying for asylum in various countries. Snowden’s search for asylum …

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Edward Snowden’s Asylum Search May End In Venezuela

The question of just where NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden is going to wind up may be a bit closer to getting an answer. Those in contact with Snowden have suggested that Venezuela stands a good chance of being where he ends up. Venezuela, Bolivia, and Nicaragua have all offered Snowden asylum, though he reportedly applied in over 20 countries. Guardian …

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