Will Potter

I’ll Be Speaking in New York on Tuesday for Earth Day

I’ll be speaking at Rensselaer on Tuesday, April 22nd, as part of the university’s Earth Day events.

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Animal Rights Activist Sentenced to 30 Months in Jail for Having Bolt Cutter in His Prius

Most of us can have those things in our cars and not worry about being charged with a felony. According to the FBI, Olliff and Lang are not most people, though: They’re animal rights activists.

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URGENT: Kentucky #AgGag Law Meant to Keep You From Seeing Shocking “Piglet Smoothie” Investigation

Kentucky is the latest state to consider “ag-gag” legislation, which would make it illegal to photograph animal cruelty on farms and slaughterhouses. The was introduced just weeks after a Kentucky pig factory investigation.

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Why None of the NSA’s Ideas Are Worth Spreading

Mashable asked me to respond to the National Security Agency’s address at TED 2014.

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Seattle! Speaking Events This Sunday and Monday

“Tree Sits and Glitter Banners: How new terrorism laws are meant to silence environmental protest.”

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BREAKING: We’re Suing Idaho to Overturn #AgGag Law Against Filming Animal Cruelty

A diverse coalition of organizations and journalist Will Potter have filed a lawsuit to strike down Idaho’s new “ag-gag” law as unconstitutional.

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Coming Soon…

I’m off to Vancouver for the TED conference, but before I go I wanted to tell ya’ll to keep your eyes open for a new project that will be coming out in the next week..

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Chevron Says Hell Will Freeze Over Before It Pays For Pollution

The oil giant uses RICO, the mob law, to avoid an Ecuadorian Supreme Court ruling in favor of villagers suffering from pollution.

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