Trump’s crackdown on whistleblowers is contrary to a free and open democratic society, especially one where the First Amendment protects freedoms of speech, association, and the press.
Many see the program as a means to assure whistleblowers, like Edward Snowden and Chelsea Manning, can be contained before going public.
This article was published in partnership with Shadow Proof. At least a hundred thousand military, civilian, and contractor personnel at the Defense Department have been subjected to a “continuous evaluation” or total surveillance of their electronic activities and communications. The surveillance is part