Emerging Issues Updates IV, Wikileaks, January 8, 2011

Added the following resource to the Wikileaks pages:>

Espionage Act of 1917, Disclosure of Classified Information, 18 U.S.C. 792 et seq.

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Emerging Issues Update III, Wikileaks, January 8, 2011

The following resources have been added to the Wikileaks pages:

Court Opinions Addressing Espionage and the Disclosure of Classified Information

United States v. Progressive, Inc., 467 F. Supp. 990 (1979)

New York Times v. United States, 403 U.S. 713 (1971)

Near v. Minnesota, 283 U.S. 697
(1931)

Schenk v. United States, 249 U.S. 47 (1919)

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Emerging Issues Updates II, Wikileaks, January 8, 2011

Added the following resources to the Wikileaks pages:

U.S. Subpoenas Twitter Account, WikiLeaks Says
New York Times

DOJ Subpoenas Twitter Records of Several Wikileaks Volunteers
Glenn Greenwald, Salon

Federal Court Order Served on Twitter, Inc. by U.S. Dept. of Justice

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Emerging Issues Updates, Wikileaks, January 8 2011

Added the following resources to the Wikileaks pages:

An Open Letter to U.S. Government Officials Regarding Free Expression in the Wake of the Wikileaks Controversy (signed by ALA)

U.S. Sends Warning to People Named in Cable Leaks
New York Times

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Reminder: Wikileaks at ALA Midwinter Meeting


Reminder: COL and IFC will host a discussion about Wikileaks at the ALA Midwinter Meeting on Saturday, January 8, 2011 at 10:30 am in Room 25C of the San Diego Convention Center. Patrice McDermott, executive director of OpenTheGovernment.org, will lead the discussion.

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Emerging Issue Updates II, January 4, 2011

Added the following resources to the Wikileaks pages:

Email Memorandum from the OMB General Counsel to other Agency General Counsels Concerning Wikileaks: Model Agency Notice to Employees
(courtesy Talking Points Memo)

Model Notice to Employees and Contractors Concerning the Safeguarding of Classified Information
Office of Management and Budget

Memorandum – WikiLeaks – Mishandling of Classified Information
Office of Management and Budget (November 28, 2010)

Memorandum – Initial Assessments of Safeguarding and Counterintelligence Postures for Classified National Security Information in Automated Systems
Office of Management and Budget (January 3, 2011)

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Emerging Issues Updates, January 4, 2011

Added the following resources to the Wikileaks pages:

WikiLeaks cable dump reveals flaws of State Department’s information-sharing tool
Washington Post

A Clear Danger to Free Speech
Geoffrey R. Stone
New York Times

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Updates, January 3, 2011

We’ve added links to these resources:

Whistleblower protection bill dies again, on the 1-yard line
Government Executive
By Robert Brodsky December 23, 2010

Statement by the Norwegian Library Association, Norwegian Association of Special Libraries, and Librarians’ Union of Norway

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Updates, 12/27/2010

Today’s updates:

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