W. Paul Smith
W. Paul Smith is a former Investigative Researcher for The Intercept. Prior to joining The Intercept, he contributed research to in-depth investigations on criminal justice, immigration, national security, and surveillance issues at Human Rights Watch. His writing has appeared in HuffPost and Politico, among other outlets. He received his M.S. in journalism from Columbia University. He is based in New York.
FBI Provides Chicago Police With Fake Online Identities for “Social Media Exploitation” Team
Internal documents also reveal that police can take over informants’ social media accounts and pose as them online.
Origins of CovidPeter Daszak Answers Critics and Defends Coronavirus Research
“Scientists disagree over an issue where there’s no definitive proof,” said the EcoHealth Alliance president on the origins of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Use of Controversial Phone-Cracking Tool Is Spreading Across Federal Government
Cellebrite’s extensive federal sales come as another Israeli phone-spying firm, NSO Group, falls under federal sanctions.
U.N. Power Broker Jeffrey Sachs Took Millions From the UAE to Research “Well-Being”
The happiness project might be easy to dismiss if it didn’t confer legitimacy on a repressive government.