The Diplomat: YouTube Emerges as a New Tool for South Korean Whistleblowers

The Diplomat: YouTube Emerges as a New Tool for South Korean Whistleblowers. “It is an undeniable fact that YouTube has become a daily obsession for many people worldwide. The platform is used by 1.8 billion logged-in users each month, and that figure is only growing. In South Korea, however, YouTube is emerging as more than an entertainment hub. The video platform is becoming a new channel for whistleblowers.”

The Verge: EU launches new tool for whistleblowers to report antitrust violations and cartels

The Verge: EU launches new tool for whistleblowers to report antitrust violations and cartels. “The European Commission (the executive arm of the EU) has launched a new initiative to encourage whistleblowers to step forward. A whistleblowing hotline including an email address, phone number, and encrypted web form will allow individuals to anonymously report price-fixing cartels and other anti-competitive practices.”

Lieu, Beyer Release Federal Employees’ Guide to Whistleblowing

Two US Congressmen have released a federal employees’ guide to whistleblowing. “Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) and Congressman Don Beyer (D | Virginia) released a resource guide for federal employees who wish to break the Administration’s communications blackout on federal agencies. The guide explains how to safely and responsibly share information, and encourages employees to ‘Know Your Rights’ and “Know Your Options.’ In the ‘Know Your Rights’ section, federal employees can learn about which federal laws apply to them. In the ‘Know Your Options’ section, employees can learn about how to safely disseminate information to agency inspectors general and the press. The resource guide also includes links to an in-depth list of federal whistleblower statutes and information about agency inspectors general.”