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Bradley Manning activist subpoenaed in WikiLeaks investigation

By Eric W. Dolan
Thursday, June 9, 2011 21:26 EDT
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A computer expert and vocal supporter of the Army private accused of leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks has been served a subpoena compelling his testimony in the Grand Jury investigation of the leaked documents.

Salon’s Glenn Greenwald reported that activist David House, one of the founders of the Bradley Manning Support Network, has been subpoenaed to appear before the Grand Jury next Wednesday. Manning’s ex-boyfriend Tyler Watkins and cryptography expert Nadia Heninger have also been subpoenaed.

Last month, House filed a lawsuit against the U.S. government over the seizure of his laptop and other electronic equipment by federal agents. He was returning to the U.S. on Nov. 23, 2010, after a vacation to Mexico, when all of his electronics were seized by agents acting without a warrant.

House claimed they questioned him for hours about Manning and WikiLeaks, then refused to return his equipment.

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said in December 2010 that the Department of Justice would take “significant” actions related to a criminal investigation into WikiLeaks, but would not elaborate.

Eric W. Dolan
Eric W. Dolan
Eric W. Dolan has served as an editor for Raw Story since August 2010, and is based out of Sacramento, California. He grew up in the suburbs of Chicago and received a Bachelor of Science from Bradley University. Eric is also the publisher and editor of PsyPost. You can follow him on Twitter @ewdolan.
 
 
 
 
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