RESEARCHERS WORKING with the Central Intelligence Agency have conducted a multi-year, sustained effort to break the security of Apple’s iPhones and iPads
The settlement stems from a lawsuit the ACLU filed on behalf of the photographers in 2011. The suit alleged that L.A. County Sheriff’s Department deputies violated the photographers’ First and Fourth Amendment rights “by detaining, searching and questioning them for nothing more than taking photographs of Metro Rail turnstiles, oil refineries and traffic whizzing by a court house.”
In settling the case, the government admitted no wrongdoing. And the newspaper agreed not to publish photos the journalists took of the plant on the day they were detained, the AP report says.
The DOJ says in the report that FPD arrests citizens “for a variety of protected conduct,” including talking back to officers, recording public police activities, and lawful protest.
The report cites a number of examples, including several involving recent arrests of citizens who recorded–or attempted to record–police carrying out their duties in public.
Open government advocates blasted the Bush administration for using off-the-books email accounts to conduct official business, so it’s only fair Hillary Clinton today finds herself in deep sh*t after the revelation she exclusively used a private email account while serving as secretary of state. When federal officials use non-archived email services, it’s a big red flag.
“I felt – and feel – very strongly that we should not have used the still image from the Islamic State group’s video,” Photo editor David Poller said. “My argument is we are helping that group’s propaganda effort when we show kneeling victims in orange jumpsuits moments before their deaths. Photos of the victims’ families in Egypt reacting to the news of the mass killings were available.
Along the way, we found out that the government had spied on virtually every aspect of James Risen’s digital life from phone calls, to emails, to credit card statements, bank records and more. (By the way, we still have no idea how they got this information. That’s secret.)
Want to make sure a photograph survives your lifetime? Print it out. That’s the warning Internet pioneer Vint Cerf gave at a talk recently, saying that vast amounts of digital information may soon be lost in a new digital “dark age.”
The well known photojournalist has already been detained for 552 days without trial.
Photographers covering the White House have to deal with many restrictions on when and where we can snap the president. For most events, we can only work in designated areas which provide little movement and not much choice in how we can take our photos
In a statement, John Moody, the executive editor of Fox News, said that after careful consideration the network felt that giving its audience “the option to see for themselves the barbarity of ISIS outweighed legitimate concerns about the graphic nature of the video. Online users can choose to view or not view this disturbing content.”
A year after the president’s promise to rein in warrantless, illegal mass surveillance, he’s revealed a plan that does nothing to fix the most egregious elements of American spying.
Few things make photojournalist Bünyamin Aygün flinch anymore.
But hearing even a second of his strained voice on a video from last January is too much.
Australian Peter Greste immediately boarded a plane for Cyprus and is in good health, according to a report posted online by his employer, the English language branch of the Al Jazeera network.
This installation by Zoulikha Bouabdellah, exhibited at the Pavillon Vendôme in Clichy, was taken down by the photographer and Christine Ollier, following a complaint from a Muslim association. Where are we headed? Were the demonstrations of January 11th all for nothing?
The nonprofit group International Campaign for Tibet will today deliver a petition to Facebook headquarters demanding that the company not censor images of Tibetan monks’ self-immolation.
“We are relieved that photojournalist Johanny Vargas is home safe and sound,” said Carlos Lauría, CPJ’s senior program coordinator for the Americas, from New York. “Colombian authorities must thoroughly investigate his kidnapping, bring those responsible to justice, and ensure Vargas’s safety.”
E-mails from the Guardian, The Washington Post, Reuters, the New York Times, NBC, Le Monde, the BBC and the Sun were among 70,000 harvested in November 2008 — collected in less than 10 minutes — as part of a GCHQ test exercise
The bill goes on to state that possessing and distributing photos that were captured by unlawful drone usage is also an offense, and that unlawful drone usage puts you at risk of civil lawsuits and $1,000 for each photo of a person or property photographed unlawfully.
“Here’s the thing that troubles me: This is a time when, regardless of your decision to publish or not, we need to stand together behind the principle of freedom of expression. I’d hate to see this become divisive.”