Brandon Smith writes about public health and civil liberties, and the ways in which technology upends them. Find Brandon on Twitter at @muckrakery or mail something in his care to In These Times, 2040 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL 60647. If sensitive, write only that address on the envelope.
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A Spy’s Guide to Protecting Whistleblowers
Journalists now compete with spooks and spies, and the spooks have the home-field advantage.