Heather Brooke is a campaigning journalist and writer with dual US/UK citizenship living in London. She is the author of The Revolution Will be Digitized. In May 2008, she won a high court case against the House of Commons for the full disclosure of MPs' second homes allowances. The ruling resulted in calls for full-scale reform of the parliamentary expense system. She tweets @newsbrooke
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Tuesday, October 11, 2011 - 1:32pm
How the US Government Secretly Reads Your Email
Somewhere, a US government official is reading through a list of those who sent or received an email from Jacob Appelbaum, a 28-year-old computer science researcher at the University of Washington who volunteered for WikiLeaks. Among those listed will be my name, a journalist who interviewed Appelbaum for a book about the digital revolution .
Friday, December 17, 2010 - 11:26am
Bradley Manning's Health Deteriorating in Jail, Supporters Say
As Julian Assange emerged from his nine-day imprisonment, there were renewed concerns about the physical and psychological health of Bradley Manning, the former US intelligence analyst suspected of leaking the diplomatic cables at the center of the storm. Manning, who was arrested seven months ago, is being held at a military base in Virginia and faces a court martial and up to 52 years in prison for his alleged role in copying the cables.