Dec 062020
 
 December 6, 2020  Posted by  Court, Laws, Surveillance, U.S.

Hamed Aleaziz reports:

Immigration and Customs Enforcement investigators issued a subpoena this week demanding BuzzFeed News identify its sources — an extraordinary attempt by the government to interfere with a news outlet acting under the protections of the First Amendment, and a move that the agency’s former chief lambasted as “embarrassing.”

The effort to pressure BuzzFeed News into revealing sources comes after relentless efforts by President Donald Trump’s administration to undermine the free press.

Read more on BuzzFeed.

h/t, Joe Cadillic

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