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News Highlights - October 24, 2014

Pro-Privacy Senator Wydne on Fighting the NSA from Inside the System
Senate-CIA Dispute Unsettled as Final Investigation into Torture Report Ends
50 Groups Push Obama on FOIA Legislation

News Highlights - October 23, 2014

Whistleblowers Say USAID's IG Removed Critical Details from Public Reports
In a Federal Trial Examining a Classified Military Deal, Don't Mention the Navy SEALs
Ron Wyden Blasts CIA for Censoring Torture Report
Interior IG Releases Few Investigative Reports
Opinion: Digital Government, Openness and Open Cloud--New Cornerstones of Democracy

News Highlights - October 22, 2014

The U.S. is Still Violating the Anti-Torture Treaty It Signed 20 Years Ago
Opinion: The Truth About Torture is Obama Never Wants You to Find It
Secret Service White House Security Review Exempted from Transparency Law
Chemical Weapons and Secrecy: a Terrible Combination
Could FOIA Work on a DATA Act Model?
Homeland Security Buried in FOIA Requests
White House Chief of Staff Negotiating Redaction of CIA Torture Report

News Highlights - October 21, 2014

Opinion: Empower NARA to Fix Recordkeeping
Senseless Deprivation: the NRC Hiding Documents from the Public
A Passing: Rick Piltz, a Bush-Era Whistleblower

News Highlights - October 18 - 20, 2014

Govt Rebuts Criticism of State Secrets Privilege
Open source the CBO!
Vote all you want. The secret government won’t change.
What ‘America’s Data Agency’ Should Be Doing With Its Data

News Highlights - October 17, 2014

DOJ, Media Groups Fight Over Release of Guantánamo Videos
Judge grants 30-day delay in release of Guantánamo force-feeding videos
The FBI Wants Internet Wiretapping Powers
Comment: If drone strikes continue in Afghanistan, the lack of transparency must not
Opinion: Secret Order Cancels Guantanamo Hearing on FBI Spying -- Government 'Transparency' in Action
Senate’s inquiry into CIA torture sidesteps blaming Bush, aides

News Highlights - October 16, 2014

Government Becomes Master of Its Data Domain
Justice Department Seeks Delay in Redacting, Releasing Guantanamo Force-Feeding Videos
Opinion: James Risen is Not Going to Let the US Fear-Mongering Machine Win in Secret
A New Way to Find Federal Contracting Information

News Highlights - October 15, 2014

The Secret Casualties of Iraw's Abandoned Chemical Weapons
Justice Dept. Phone Data Memo to Remain Secret
What's Holding Up Release of the CIA 'Torture Report'?
On Leak Prosecutions, Obama Takes it to 11. (Or Should We Say 526?)
How Much Do Obama's Fundraising Trips Cost? Mum's the Word.
What's So Secret About the Price of Dell and HP PCs?
October 21st FOIA Advisory Committee to be Live Streamed
White House Pool Reporters Test Own New Distribution System

News Highlights - October 14, 2014

Shh! Last Week Was All About Secrets
Former NSA Director Says Government Shouldn't Pursue James Risen
Feds Buy Back USAspending Website After Contractor Bankruptcy
Review Board Puts on Hold Firing of Army Police Whistleblower
Opinion: Sunlight is Better Than Darkness

News Highlights - October 10, 2014

Report on Disclosures to the Media is Classified
Supreme Court Whistleblower Case Has Broad Reach
Court Spotlights the FBI's Super-Secret National Security Letters
The Aid Transparency Index is Out--How Did the US Do?
Judge Issues Timetable for Release of Gitmo Force-Feeding Tapes

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