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Sen. Cardin Resumes His Fight Against Leaks

February 17, 2011 - by Donny Shaw

Wikileaks may have moved few notches lower in the headlines recently, but members of Congress haven't forgotten. Sen. Ben Cardin [D, MD], the former Chairman of the Terrorism and Homeland Security Subcommittee, has reintroduced a bill from late last session that would make it a felony for government employees and contractors to disclose any information in violation of their nondisclosure agreements, regardless of whether or not the discloser was trying to help a foreign government or harm the U.S. Needless to say, whistleblower right advocates are worried.

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