Portfolio – Selected Works

2016

On Apple, the FBI, Encryption and Why You Should Be Worried – 17 February

2015

German Public Broadcaster Heralds Press Freedom as Country Holds Reporter – 22 June
When is An Act of Mass Murder ‘Terrorism?’
 – 19 June
Exclusive: Daily Dot Explores Acquisition of Circa News App – 15 June
Exclusive: NSA Won’t Confirm or Deny PRISM Documents – 28 May
California Cops Who Wear Body Cameras Use Less Force – 15 May
Judge Tosses Nebraska Woman’s Lawsuit Against World’s Gays – 8 May
DOJ to Reveal Police Use of StingRays – 4 May
Lawyer in Cop Whistleblower Case Accuses Police of Attempted Hack – 17 April
Baltimore Cop Says Feds Forced Silence Over StingRay Use – 9 April
Exclusive: StingRay Maker Asked FCC to Block Manual Release – 26 March
ACLU Sues Sacramento Sheriff Over StingRay Silence – 20 March
Texas Politician Aims to Criminalize Police Recordings – 17 March
Violent Shooting Mars Ferguson Police Chief’s Exit – 13 March
A Tale of Two Police Chiefs: Madison vs. Ferguson – 10 March
DOJ Slams Ferguson in Scathing DOJ Report – 6 March
California Attorney Seeks to Criminalize Homosexuality – 4 March
Feds Say StingRay Use Can Block Cellphones of Innocent Bystanders – 3 March
Anti-Vaccine Websites Concede Shots Are Effective – 2 March
FBI Director Admits StingRay Use to “Find Bad Guys” – 24 February
Detained Al Jazeera Reporter Criticizes Employer – 23 February
Revealed: How the FBI Attempts to Cover Up StingRay Use – 17 February
Editorial: How the Web Will Save or Kill Cable TV News – 15 February
UN Report: Islamic State Committing ‘Horrific’ Crimes Against Children – 10 February
Exclusive: ‘Cyber Caliphate’ Hacker Unmakes as Lone Algerian – 10 February
Court: NSA, GCHQ Violated Human Rights Laws – 9 February
Syrian Hackers Leak Obama E-mail Over Anti-Islam YouTube Film – 9 February
Obama’s Secret Declaration of War on Journalism – 20 January
StingRays Don’t Always Need Search Warrant, FBI Says – 6 January
Sony Did Almost Everything Wrong After Hack Attack – 2 January
FBI Questions Man Who ‘Threatened’ CNN in Online Message – 1 January

2014

Judge: Police Can Create Fake Social Media Accounts – 30 December
Arizona Court Rules Against Journalist in StingRay Suit – 29 December
Verizon’s New Encryption Tool Allows NSA Snooping – 16 December
Is Sony to Blame for Back-to-Back Cyber Attacks? – 8 December
Judge Unseals Hundreds of Records on StingRays – 25 November
How Military-Grade Spy Gear is Winding Up on American Streets – 19 November
Dozens of Convicted Drug Offenders Free After FBI Misconduct – 17 November
Georgia County Pledges Transparency on StingRay Spy Gear Use – 7 November
Warrant Needed to Use StingRays, Florida Court Says – 3 November
Feds Accused of Abusing ‘Sneak-and-Peek’ Warrant – 28 October
U.S. Government Flip-Flops on Civil Liberties, Privacy – 20 October
Exclusive: Guardian Journalists Used Whisper Data Before Expose – 17 October
Exclusive: Pot-Themed Paper to Replace San Francisco Bay-Guardian – 15 October
Exclusive: SpideyApp Aims to Expose StingRay Gear – 14 October
In Ferguson, No Accountability for Missouri Guard – 7 October
Exclusive: Albuquerque Dispatched Officers with Abuse Claims to Anti-Abuse Rally – 1 October
Study: Half Killed by San Francisco Police are Mentally Ill – 1 October
FBI Demands Silence on StingRay Surveillance Purchases – 26-September
ACLU Charges StingRay Manufacturer with Deceiving FCC – 25 September
NAACP Calls for Special Review of Ferguson Police Chief – 15 September
Exclusive: Ferguson Police Chief Lied About Surveillance Tape – 5 September
Profile: A History of the Westboro Baptist Church – 3 September
Sacramento Sheriff Admits Using StingRay Surveillance Tool – 1 August
How the Government Can Put Anyone on the ‘No Fly’ List – 28 July
Exclusive: Police Admit No Limitations on StingRay Spy Gear Use – 16 July
NSA Blocks Release of Snowden Emails Over ‘Privacy’ Concerns – 10 July
Editorial: The U.S. Government and Media Oppression – 26 June
California Sheriff Sued over Forced Pregnancy Tests – 5 June
How Cops Track Suspects with StingRay Spy Devices – 5 June
Editorial: Why Edward Snowden Can’t Return Home – 30 May
Documents: Feds Targeting Several Over Snowden Leaks – 24 May
Exclusive: Courier Services Deny Participation in NSA Program – 23 May
Incoming New York Times Editor Once Spiked NSA Spy Story – 17 May
On The Record: Where Tech Companies Stand on Net Neutrality – 29 April
Wonder Drug Sovaldi Nets Billions in Profits – 24 April
Profile: Gilead’s Hepatitis C Regimen Sovaldi – 14 April
Attorney General Holder Touts ‘Innocents’ for Not Prosecuting Banks – 3 April
U.S. DOJ Seeks to Hack Into Computers of Suspects – 1 April
Exclusive: Russian News Orgs Targeted by U.S. Homeland Security – 26 March
California Cops Caught Using StingRay Spy Devices – 13 March
U.S. Spy Boss Says Journalists Threaten National Security – 11 March
UN Report Details Horrific ‘Nazi-Like’ Abuses in North Korea – 19 February
Al Jazeera Condemns Video Showing Jailed Journalists – 3 February
U.S. Spy Bosses Target Reporters Over Snowden Leaks – 31 January
U.S. Companies Respond to Fresh NSA Hacking Claims – 1 January

2013

New NSA Hacking Techniques, Equipment Revealed – 31 December
Exclusive: A Conversation with the Syrian Electronic Army – 11 December
Google Security Employee Blasts NSA Hackers – 6 November
BART Dispatches Reveal Communication Problems – 4 November
DOJ Weighs Al Jazeera Prosecution Over Leak – 1 November
FBI Memo Warns About Syrian Electronic Army – 5 September
Exclusive: NTSB Intern at Center of Gaffe Revealed – 16 July
White House Staffers Phished by Syrian Electronic Army – 31 June
Zimmerman Witness Errs on Twitter Testimony – 27 June
Friend of Michael Hastings Takes Conspiracy Theory to Press – 22 June
Exclusive: Facebook Tests Video for Instagram Platform – 20 May

[ This page was last updated on 27 March 2016 ]