Chelsea Manning Remains in Jail Indefinitely

Chelsea Manning Remains in Jail Indefinitely By Andrea Germanos (CD) — Chelsea Manning remained in jail on Monday after a federal appeals court rejected her bid to be released and affirmed a lower court’s finding of contempt. The whistleblower was sent to jail March 8, and has spent part of the detention in solitary confinement for contempt due to her refusal to testify before a grand jury investigating WikiLeaks. Save Independent Media for as Little as $1 Per Month “Appellant Manning argues on appeal that the district court improperly denied her motion concerning electronic surveillance,…

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Exposed: How Google Still Tracks You Even When “Location History” Is Turned Off

Exposed: How Google Still Tracks You Even When “Location History” Is Turned Off By Andrea Germanos (CD) — Android and iPhone users may be under the impression that Google is not tracking their location data if they’ve turned off “Location History” on their devices. After all, the Google support page says, “With Location History off, the places you go are no longer stored.” But a new Associated Press investigation showed how that is not really the case. Some Google apps still automatically collect users’ location markers—information it can use to benefit its advertising revenue. To…

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