Micah Lee

Micah Lee is a staff reporter for The Intercept.

Articles by this author

Thursday’s arrest of Assange is clearly the culmination of a two-year effort by the U.S. government to coerce Ecuador — under its new and submissive president, Lenín Moreno. (Photo: Reuters) Views
Friday, April 12, 2019
The U.S. Government’s Indictment of Julian Assange Poses Grave Threats to Press Freedom
The indictment of Julian Assange unsealed today by the Trump Justice Department poses grave threats to press freedoms, not only in the U.S. but around the world. The charging document and accompanying extradition request from the U.S. government, used by the U.K. police to arrest Assange once...
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Thursday, October 13, 2016
Dear Clinton Team: We Noticed You Might Need Some Email Security Tips
There is probably no one more acutely aware of the importance of good cybersecurity right now than Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman John Podesta, whose emails have been laid bare by Wikileaks, are being mined for news by journalists (including at The Intercept), and are available for anyone with...
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Monday, January 26, 2015
Secret ‘BADASS’ Intelligence Program Spied on Smartphones
British and Canadian spy agencies accumulated sensitive data on smartphone users, including location, app preferences, and unique device identifiers, by piggybacking on ubiquitous software from advertising and analytics companies, according to a document obtained by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden...
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