FBI and DOJ prepared takedown of ‘Iranian’ American Herald Tribune website with years of legal chicanery

The new powers claimed by the FBI to seize “Iranian” outlets could have serious implications for the basic American freedom to publish and access news and opinion. The US Department of Justice announced on November 4 that it had seized the web domain of the American Herald Tribune (AHT), an alternative media outlet that published editorials criticizing US foreign policy. As The Grayzone previously reported, AHT printed articles primarily written by Americans under their own names, often as original content. … Continue reading FBI and DOJ prepared takedown of ‘Iranian’ American Herald Tribune website with years of legal chicanery