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Dissent is Dangerous: Insider Threat Defense and “The Snowden Affair”

Matt Fuller, April 06, 2016

Foreword

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.

GAP and Partners Shine Light on Senate FBI Whistleblower Bill

Shanna Devine, March 17, 2016

During Sunshine Week, the Government Accountability Project and nearly 30 organizations and whistleblowers put a spotlight on Senate bipartisan legislation to protect FBI whistleblowers.

GAP Analysis Finds WIPO Whistleblower Policy Fails Most Criteria of Recognized Best Practices

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.

Global Fund Board Member Urges Accountability for Unjust Treatment of Former Inspector General John Parsons

Bea Edwards, February 29, 2016

In a letter to colleagues, Karlo Boras, a Board member at the Global Fund (GF) to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, expressed his remorse for the dismissal of GF Inspector General John Parsons.

Landmark Financial Whistleblower Legislation Introduced in Senate and House

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:

Where is the Report on the Allegations From WIPO Whistleblowers?

Bea Edwards, February 22, 2016

Whistleblowers at the UN’s World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) are an endangered species.

VA Whistleblower Obtains Justice Against the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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.

If You See Something, Say Something, Or Else. Insider Threat Program Training Materials

Matt Fuller, February 08, 2016

Foreword

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.

Former IG at the Global Fund Compensated for Serious and Irreparable Harm, But Those Responsible Go Undisciplined

Bea Edwards, February 08, 2016

On February 3rd, the three-year ordeal of John Parsons came to an official end when the Administrative Tribunal at the International Labour Organization (ILOAT) ruled that the Global Fund unlawfully terminated him and caused him irreparable harm to his reputation and dignity.

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