In addition to detaining Glenn Greenwald’s partner David Miranda for 9 hours for no apparent reason (other than intimidation), it’s been revealed that the UK government destroyed hard drives at the Guardian in an attempt to eliminate the potential for releasing Snowden’s information. The information is backed up, of course, but the implications for journalists are staggering.
Worldwide, it’s become obvious that government is at war with those it claims to represent. Worse, we’re losing that war and we’re vastly outgunned. Our only weapon, a free press, is almost gone. I don’t know what to do.