Protecting the digital communications of journalists is now one of the biggest press freedom challenges in the 21st Century. A record number of whistleblowers have recently been prosecuted in large part because the government thinks it can now obtain email and phone records detailing sources talking to journalists, without ever attempting to force the journalist to testify in court.Donate here. Related: Executive director Trevor Timm in the Guardian, "President Obama claims the NSA has never abused its authority. That's false."
To that end, we're providing you with an easy way to donate to support open-source encryption tools that can better protect the communications of journalists and sources. Your donation will be tax-deductible. You can also donate by check.
Boing Boing editor/partner and tech culture journalist Xeni Jardin hosts and produces Boing Boing's in-flight TV channel on Virgin America airlines (#10 on the dial), and writes about living with breast cancer. Diagnosed in 2011. @xeni on Twitter. email: firstname.lastname@example.org.