Shanna Devine, April 25, 2016
Friedrich Mosers’ new documentary, A Good American, details the courage and struggle of National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower Bill Binney and his partners in committing the truth. Before there was Edward Snowden, there existed a team of senior NSA employees who devised a surveillance program called ThinThread that effectively identified terrorist threats and protected the privacy rights of innocent individuals.
Shanna Devine, April 14, 2016
On April 14th, the Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously passed the Federal Bureau of Investigation Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act (FBI WPEA) of 2015 (S. 2390). Introduced by Chairman Chuck Grassley and Ranking Member Leahy, it would upgrade one of the least effective whistleblower policies in the U.S.
Matt Fuller, April 06, 2016
In the aftermath of classified disclosures to Wikileaks, the Obama administration created an Insider Threat Program tasked with identifying the “malicious insiders.” In practice, however, we have found that the Insider Threat Program is really a threat to insiders who commit the truth – whistleblowers.
Shanna Devine, March 17, 2016
Staff, March 03, 2016
GAP submitted written testimony to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs on “Establishing Accountability at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO): Illicit Technology Transfers, Whistleblowing, and Reform” as part of the hearing into the alleged misconduct of Deputy Director Francis Gurry.
Bea Edwards, February 29, 2016
Shanna Devine, February 25, 2016
The whistleblower rights community owes deep thanks to Ranking Member Elijah Cummings (D-MD) and Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) for introducing the Whistleblower Augmented Reward and Non-Retaliation Act of 2016 (WARN Act). This gold standard whistleblower protection bill would provide badly needed teeth in anti-retaliation rights for those who challenge bank fraud. Specifically, it would:
Bea Edwards, February 22, 2016
Whistleblowers at the UN’s World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) are an endangered species.
Staff, February 17, 2016
The Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (HSGAC) and the Senate Committee on the Judiciary have sent a joint letter to Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert A.