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US judge rules that Espionage Act does not require proof of any harm done | RT USA

In another potential setback for whistleblowers, a US judge has made a ruling that essentially lowers the requirements for government prosecutors to prove damage to national security committed by alleged leakers.

The case concerns Stephen Jin-Woo Kim, who in 2010 was indicted on two counts of disclosing national defense secrets to Fox News reporter James Rosen the year prior. Kim’s information was based on an intelligence report which was available to a limited number of government employees.

For more on this story, visit: US judge rules that Espionage Act does not require proof of any harm done — RT USA.

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