The forensically-proven government spying on me while I was an investigative correspondent at CBS News has much larger implications. Unlike other cases that became public, whereby the Department of Justice secretly surveilled journalists, the government has indicated there was no warrant authorizing the surveillance on me. The implications of this are huge. How many intel […]
Attkisson v. DOJ and FBI
It was bad enough when the Department of Justice under Attorney General Eric Holder engaged in spying on journalist James Rosen (and even spied on his parents’ phone records). And the same cast of characters secretly spied on Associated Press reporters — also in the name of tracking down government leakers. Amid those discoveries were […]
Not only should we disapprove of the tactics the government used to run out the clock on Attkisson’s claims, but we should also reject the troubling “game plan” it provided for the government and private parties to prevent disclosure of—and, therefore, responsibility for—their potentially unconstitutional or illegal electronic surveillance activities. Judge James Wynn, U.S. Court […]
I’m grateful to the privacy, civil rights and whistleblower advocates who are assisting this landmark case through the Attkisson 4th Amendment Litigation Fund. Since the Justice Department will not hold its own accountable for the forensically-proven government computer intrusions, the only option is a self-funded, uphill battle in civil court. Below is the newly-filed petition […]
Check out this brief update in my lawsuit against the Dept. of Justice and FBI for the government’s computer intrusions.