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HOLDER TELLS REPORTERS HE’LL NO LONGER TARGET THEM

May 31, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

That “off the record” meeting with reporters that Attorney General Eric Holder had arranged to discuss the DOJ’s investigations of leaks of classified information to the press turned out to be anything but. Although several news organizations, including the Associated Press, Reuters, the New York Times, CNN and NBC, had refused to attend the meeting […]

61 GROUPS CHARGE OBAMA REGIME THREATENS PRESS FREEDOM

May 28, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

A group of press, civil liberties, union, and Internet organizations have called on Attorney General Eric Holder to produce a full report on the Department of Justice’s investigation of journalists and government whistleblowers. “Your actions have threatened press freedom _ and endangered the health of our democracy. As groups working to strengthen democratic institutions and […]

OBAMA “TROUBLED” BY DOJ’S PRESS PROBES

May 24, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

President Obama said on Thursday that he was “troubled” by the investigation of reporters by his own Justice Department but said that he is attempting to strike “the right balance between our security and our open society.” The president himself, in a speech on his counterterrorism policy, appeared to be balancing his own response to […]

FEDS ADMIT GRABBING AP PHONE RECORDS

May 14, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

The Associated Press on Monday charged that the Justice Department engaged in a “massive and unprecedented intrusion” into its news gathering activities by obtaining the outgoing telephone records of its reporters and editors in New York, Washington and Hartford, CT in April and May of 2012. In a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder, AP […]

AUTHORITIES SHUT DOWN 150 COUNTERFEIT WEBSITES

November 29, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

In their widest crackdown on online piracy to date, federal authorities on Monday shut down some 150 websites offering counterfeit goods, including DVDs. Among the sites that were closed were www.dvdshopdvd.com and www.dvdsetonline. Those two sites and the others now sport a notice headed by the seals of the Department of Justice, the National Intellectual […]