Montgomery County Councilmember Marc Elrich is running for County Executive with public financing and plans to take on developers. Kim R. Ford is challenging fourteen-term Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton for her seat. We talk to both of them about their campaigns and look at the biggest political news of the week.
This month, a California judge issued an order to take down Wikileaks.org, a controversial website allowing users to anonymously leak secret documents online. Now privacy activists are concerned the decision could stifle speech on the web and discourage whistle-blowers. Kojo explores a case some are calling the Internet’s version of the “Pentagon Papers”.
- John Morris General Counsel, Director of the Internet Standards, Technology and Policy Project, Center for Democracy and Technology
- Aden Fine Senior Staff Attorney, American Civil Liberties Union
- Steven Aftergood Director, Project on Government Secrecy at the Federation of American Scientists
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