President Obama commutes Manning's sentence after dealing blow to privacy

Tuesday, 17 January, 2017 - 22:15

As one of the final acts of his final term as Commander-in-Chief, President Obama announced today that he would be commuting Chelsea Manning's sentence, bringing forward her release following a 35-year sentence from 2045 to May 17th this year, as well as organising for the responsibility of her incarceration to no longer sit under the purview of the Department of Defence. Whilst incarcerated by the department, Chelsea has been prevented from seeing any surgeons to discuss sexual reassignment, and is still held to male military standards.

'PRISM' - Snoopers' Charter US Edition

Friday, 7 June, 2013 - 01:45

It has been widely reported that the US intelligence community can access a broad range of data held on the servers of several major US based Internet companies. The data held by these companies would relate to American and non-US citizens alike. Documents describing the secret program, codenamed PRISM, show the extent of electronic surveillance operations.

Pirate Party UK Leader Loz Kaye said: