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100 Years Ago — US 1918 Sedition Act Repealed (March 3 1921)

“In addition to conventional spying, however, the Espionage Act has also been used to prosecute those who delivered confidential governmental information not to foreign governments, but to the press. Whistleblowers charged with violating the Espionage Act include Pentagon Papers leaker … Continue reading

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On This Day — US 1918 Sedition Act Repealed (March 3 1921) [2020]

“In addition to conventional spying, however, the Espionage Act has also been used to prosecute those who delivered confidential governmental information not to foreign governments, but to the press. Whistleblowers charged with violating the Espionage Act include Pentagon Papers leaker … Continue reading

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On This Day — US 1918 Sedition Act Repealed (March 3 1921)

“In addition to conventional spying, however, the Espionage Act has also been used to prosecute those who delivered confidential governmental information not to foreign governments, but to the press. Whistleblowers charged with violating the Espionage Act include Pentagon Papers leaker … Continue reading

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This Day In History — US 1918 Sedition Act Repealed (March 3 1921)

“In addition to conventional spying, however, the Espionage Act has also been used to prosecute those who delivered confidential governmental information not to foreign governments, but to the press. Whistleblowers charged with violating the Espionage Act include Pentagon Papers leaker … Continue reading

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This Day in History: March 3

March 3, 1918:  The most controversial sections of the US Espionage Act — a set of amendments commonly called the Sedition Act of 1918 — are repealed. But the original  Act is left intact. Here are some ‘Intelligence-related’ events that occurred on … Continue reading

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