24 July 2014

Japan Likely To Pass New Secrecy Law That Would Put Whistleblowers And Journalists In Jail

One of the many worrying aspects of the Snowden saga is an attempt in the US to reframe whistleblowing as treason, and to make it harder for people to reveal information to journalists or the public that might embarrass the government there. However, things are even worse in other parts of the world. In Japan, for example, there are plans to bring in a new secrecy law that will make whistleblowing even more risky, as Reuters reports: 

On Techdirt.

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