New memos obtained by the ACLU via an FOIA request detail violations that occurred during the Obama administration which includes illegally surveilling people on U.S. soil.
With its outing of an anonymous NSA source, online publication The Intercept is finding itself in hot water. The publication was also involved in the prosecution of CIA-whistleblower John Kiriakou.
Long having built its reputation on reports derived from classified information provided to them by leakers, The Intercept now finds itself in the unpleasant position of having burned – or outed – one of its anonymous sources. The leaker, Reality Leigh Winner, allegedly gave The Intercept classified NSA documents pertaining to an investigation